MOSCOW, April 20 – RIA Novosti. A fire in a residential building in the Nizhny Novgorod region, where a gas exploded, was localized on an area of 900 square meters, the total volume of rubble reached 1,300 cubic meters, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
As a representative of the emergency services previously told RIA Novosti, a gas explosion occurred in a three-story residential building on Novoselov Street in the village of Margusha in the Dalnekonstantinovsky district on Monday evening. There was a partial collapse of four apartments on the second and third floors. A fire broke out at the scene of the incident on an area of about 1200 square meters. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, seven people were injured – four adults and three children, the fate of one child remains unknown.
“At 23.50, the fire was localized on an area of 900 square meters. The total volume of the rubble is 1300 cubic meters,” the message says.