The owner of the «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo saved on fire protection systems

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Patrinorama in photoboxes building TTS Winter cherry in KemerovoThe owner of the «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo saved on fire protection systems© RIA Novosti / Alexander Patrinorama the image Bank

The investigation revealed that the owner of the shopping center «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo Julia Bogdanova knew about the faulty fire suppression system, however, has not allocated the necessary funds for its renovation, said acting Deputy head of the main Department on investigation of especially important cases of the investigative Committee Sergey Golkin.

As told Galkin, the company that supports the fire safety system TTS «System integrator,» suggested the owner of the shopping center Yulia Bogdanova to enter into several additional agreements to put in order fire system installed in the «Winter cherry» before them.

«Bogdanov, as it was established, decided to save about 7 million rubles. As a result, when the fire began, a system of automatic water fire extinguishing systems did not work, the powder on the fourth and fifth floors of the building were not, and the fire alarm system was not connected,» — said Galkin in interview to the newspaper «Kommersant».

The fire in the shopping center occurred on March 25 and claimed the lives of 60 people. The number of victims of this fire, one of the largest in Russia for 100 years. The complex of buildings on Lenin Avenue with a total area of 23 thousand square meters, converted into a shopping centre from industrial sites of a confectionery factory, after the tragedy, recognized the emergency, the main building burned structures, partially collapsed slab roof. In July, the Mall began to demolish.The owner of the «Winter cherry» in Kemerovo saved on fire protection systems© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka in a shopping Mall in Kemerovo

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