The fire occurred in an extension with changing rooms at a dump truck factory in Saransk, 60 people were evacuated from the building. This was announced on Thursday, December 23, at the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Mordovia.
“[Возгорание возникло] in an annex with changing rooms and various premises of the Saransk dump truck plant. <...> No one has been injured or killed, ”said the interlocutor of the TASS news agency.
It is clarified that the fire was localized at 13:06 on an area of 150 sq. meters.
As noted on the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire started at 12:17 local time (coincides with Moscow time).
The main profile of the plant is the development and manufacture of dump trucks and other specialized vehicles, as well as trailers for trucks and cars, spare parts, agricultural machinery.
On December 3, a paint shop caught fire in a penal colony in the Rostov region. The area of the fire was about 150 sq. m. The fire was quickly extinguished. No evacuation was carried out, no one was injured.