«Kommersant» reported not allocated for the repair of «Winter cherry» money

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in photobacteria shopping centre, Winter cherry in Kemerovo, where the fire occurred. Archival photo«Kommersant» reported not allocated for the repair of «Winter cherry» money© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

The owner of the building of the Kemerovo shopping centre, «Winter cherry» Julia Bogdanova did not allocate the necessary system repairs fire safety money, despite the fact that the fault was known almost two years ago, the newspaper «Kommersant», citing a source close to the investigation of criminal case about a fire in the complex.

The publication notes that in July 2016 was replaced by the company that serviced the sprinkler system with the «Winter cherry». Under arrest Director of «System integrator» Igor Polozenko signed a contract with the company that owns the shopping center «kemerovskijj konditerskijj Kombinat». Before that installation and maintenance of the system engaged in Tomsk company «alpha».

Subsequently a test was conducted, the results of which revealed a number of shortcomings even during the installation of the equipment. In addition, it became known about failure of the normative documentation, GOSTs and Snips.

«Kommersant» reports that Polosenko reported the problems to the owner, but necessary for the repair of seven million rubles and not identified. All problems found were fixed in a special journal and «eliminated» within a few hours. The latest breakdown in the system occurred on 19 March.

The newspaper notes that the equipment was initially installed with the violation. In particular. The way of supplying water to the sprinkler system were in the Parking area and in cold weather freeze.

The fire in the «Winter cherry» on March 25, killing 64 people, including 41 children. The number of victims of that fire is one of the largest in Russia for 100 years.

© Integratiebeleid in fotobanka in a shopping center in Kemerovo«Kommersant» reported not allocated for the repair of «Winter cherry» money© Integratiebeleid in fotobanka in a shopping Mall in Kemerovo