In Murmansk, a fire broke out in a communal apartment, as a result, four people died. This was announced on Monday, October 3, in the department for civil defense and emergency situations in the Murmansk region.
The incident took place at night in an apartment on the second floor of a building on Podstanitskogo Street. After 40 minutes, firefighters eliminated open burning, then the fire was completely extinguished.
As a result of what happened in a communal apartment, a room and a common corridor were burned, the kitchen and bathrooms were smoked throughout the area.
“20 people have been evacuated. Rescued six people. Four people died, whose identities are being established, ”the message says.
17 personnel and 5 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing. The causes of the fire are being investigated.
Earlier that day, four people were killed in a fire at a residential building in Buryatia. The incident occurred in the village of Severomuisk on the second floor of an eight-apartment building. While extinguishing the fire, rescuers found the bodies of two men and two women.
12 people evacuated from the house on their own, another one was rescued using a three-legged ladder.
According to preliminary data, the fire occurred due to negligence while smoking.