MOSCOW, 12 Mar – RIA Novosti. The fire broke out in an eight-storey residential building in Anapa, covering an area of 1,500 square meters, the evacuation of residents is underway, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation reports.
According to the ministry, the fire was reported at 4.19 Moscow time. The fire occurred on the attic floor of a multi-storey residential building on Lazurnaya Street in Anapa in the Krasnodar Territory. Firefighters have announced an increased rank. An evacuation has been organized, the fire extinguishing headquarters is working at the site. “As of 6.30 the area of the fire is 1500 sq. M., Fire departments are extinguishing the fire … using high-altitude equipment. Temporary accommodation points for evacuees have been prepared. the work of the operational headquarters has been organized in the region, “the message says.
It is noted that the operational group of the Main Directorate under the leadership of the First Deputy Head of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Krasnodar Territory Nikolai Platonikhin left for the site.
130 people, 34 pieces of equipment are involved in the elimination of the fire.