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EKATERINBURG, April 15 – RIA Novosti. The dilapidation of the electrical wiring is considered among the reasons that could cause a fire in a private house in the Sverdlovsk region, where five children died, the head of the press service of the regional headquarters of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Valery Gorelykh told reporters.
Earlier, the department of information policy of the region reported that the fire occurred on Thursday at about 01.45 (23.45 Moscow time Wednesday) in a private house in the village of Byzovo, Gornouralsky district. Five children died, injured two adults and two children aged 3 and 1 years were hospitalized in the hospitals of Nizhny Tagil. The IC opened a case under the article on causing death by negligence of two or more persons. “Police officers, together with colleagues from the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, are working out various versions of a fire with the death of people, including those associated with dilapidated electrical wiring, violations of fire safety rules, transfer of fire to the house and others, “Gorelykh said.
He noted that the burned down wooden house built in 1957 with stove heating was purchased with maternity capital. Due to dilapidation, the stove was recently replaced with a new one. According to Gorelykh, now district police officers are interrogating local residents to find eyewitnesses and witnesses, a fire-technical examination has been appointed.
The prosecutor's office is conducting an inspection after the death of five children in a fire in a private house in the Sverdlovsk region, the press service of the regional supervisory agency reports. reasons and circumstances of the incident. In addition, it will be established whether the house was equipped with fire detectors, “- said in the message.