23 April 2013, Tuesday, 14:32

90 people were evacuated at a fire in Sterlitamak

author: Olga Murtazina

In Sterlitamak firemen had to evacuate 90 people, five children received poisoning with carbonic oxide. The fire began at a staircase landing of the ground floor in the five-floor house, and by the moment of the fire brigade arrival one of apartments burnt out. Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Measures (Emercom) urgently began evacuation of tenants, inhabitants of the top apartments rescued by means of fire motor ladders. Doctors estimate the state of injured children as satisfactory. The damage and cause of the fire are under investigation, the press-service of the Bashkortostan Main Office of Emercom of Russia informs.