24 January 2014, Friday, 16:06
author: Olga Murtazina
In Ufa, about 10.30 a tram caught fire on the route No. 8 at the intersection of Koltsevaya and Constitution Streets. Passengers and the driver had time to leave the vehicle, the fire was quickly extinguished. "Eyewitnesses informed about the ignition of the tram. Arriving firefighters found that the roof insulant was burning on the area of one square metre. The fire was extinguished in 20 minutes. There are no fatalities and injured people. Cause of the accident is being investigated", the head of the press service of "22 squad of fire emergency RB" Elena Artemova said.