Three employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations suffered in the fire at the “Nevskaya Manufactory”

S.-PETERSBURG, April 12 – RIA Novosti. When extinguishing a fire at the St. Petersburg factory “Nevskaya Manufaktura” three employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were injured, the city administration of the department said.

“Two were severely injured, one light. <...> A burned body was also found, an identification procedure is being carried out,” the message says.

In the St. Petersburg garrison of the fire brigade, they announced a gathering of personnel free from duty – “to turn on reserve equipment and maintain the combat readiness of the garrison forces.”

According to the Russian Ministry of Health, one person died as a result of the fire. Five more were injured, four of them were hospitalized, two in serious condition. At the same time, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that the commander of the fire department died during the extinguishing, and two more rescuers received burns of 40-50 percent of the body surface. При пожаре на

The fire at the “Nevskaya Manufactory” has been extinguished for about ten hours. The fire engulfed all six floors of the building. At the factory, floors collapsed on an area of 1.5 thousand square meters, as well as a roof – on an area of ten thousand square meters. In the evening, the fire spread to two neighboring buildings: in one of them, according to the sign on the facade, is the hostel “Maribel”, the other is an industrial one.

Two Mi-8 helicopters of the Ministry of Defense were involved in extinguishing. According to the city department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, all helicopters have already completed their work. The fire was localized to 10 thousand square meters.

A criminal case was initiated for causing death by negligence. The head of the Investigative Committee of Russia, Alexander Bastrykin, transferred the case of the fire to the central office of the Investigative Committee.

The factory was founded in 1841 by the English merchant James Thornton, in 1918 it was nationalized and mothballed. The enterprise started working in 1921, when it was renamed into the state-owned factory of woolen products “Red Weaver” of the “Petrotekstil” trust. Since 1992 – JSC “Nevskaya Manufactory”. The factory partially worked according to its profile, but most of the area was leased. Fire at the Nevskaya Manufaktura factoryПри пожаре на 1 of 12

The fire engulfed all six floors of the building built in 1861.

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The roof and ceilings collapsed.

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There is thick black smoke over the factory.

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The area of the fire was 10 thousand square meters.

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When extinguishing the fire, two people died, one of them – the commander of the fire department.

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Two more firefighters received burns of 40-50 percent of the body surface.

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Due to the threat of the collapse of the burning building, all the firefighters were taken out into the street.

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A total of about a hundred people and more than 400 pieces of equipment work at the site of the emergency.

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The fire was assigned the highest difficulty level.

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Aviation was involved in the fight against fire.

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Strong winds complicate the work of firefighters.

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The UK opened a criminal case over a fire in a factory.

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The fire engulfed all six floors of the building built in 1861.

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The roof and ceilings collapsed.

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There is thick black smoke over the factory.

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The area of the fire was 10 thousand square meters.

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When extinguishing the fire, two people died, one of them – the commander of the fire department.

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Two more firefighters received burns of 40-50 percent of the body surface.

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Due to the threat of the collapse of the burning building, all the firefighters were taken out into the street.

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A total of about a hundred people and more than 400 pieces of equipment work at the site of the emergency.

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The fire was assigned the highest difficulty level.

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Aviation was involved in the fight against fire.

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Strong winds complicate the work of firefighters.

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The UK opened a criminal case over a fire in a factory.

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