In the area of limited heat supply after the accident at TPP-1 in Ulan-Ude, on the evening of December 23, more than a thousand residential buildings remain, in which 95 thousand people live, the operational headquarters for eliminating the consequences of the accident reports.
It is noted that heat was also not supplied to 83 socially significant objects, including kindergartens and schools.
“In the zone of limited heat supply, 1120 residential buildings remain (at the time of the accident there were 1328), 95 thousand people (at the time of the accident there were 105 400), 83 socially significant objects (at the time of the accident there were 93),” the message says.
Earlier on the same day, the head of the RF Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East, Aleksey Chekunkov, announced that the hot water supply in Ulan-Ude would be fully restored by Saturday.
The accident occurred on the night of December 23. According to the authorities, it was caused by a short circuit with further ignition of the electrical wiring. EMERCOM employees promptly extinguished the fire. Nobody was injured as a result of the accident.
After the incident in Ulan-Ude, an emergency situation on a republican scale was declared. Now operational headquarters are working at the scene of the accident and in urban areas. About 100 people are involved in eliminating the consequences of the accident.
A criminal case was initiated on the grounds of a crime under Part 1 of Art. 217.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Violation of the requirements for ensuring the safety of objects of the fuel and energy complex”).
The Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation reported that the fire in the electrical system occurred as a result of a violation of the safety requirements for the thermal power plant, as a result of which large damage was caused in excess of 1 million rubles.