The head of the Tomsk region are instructed to help the residents of the burning of the building

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in potamanthidae Tomsk region Sergey Zhvachkin. Archival photoThe head of the Tomsk region are instructed to help the residents of the burning of the building© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

The Governor of Tomsk region Sergey Zhvachkin instructed the mayor of Tomsk and social services to provide all necessary assistance to the residents of the five houses in the local campus, which suffered from severe fire in the night of Friday, informs the regional administration.

According GUMCHS on Thursday in 18.02 (14.02 MSK) received a message about the fire in a five-story apartment building on ulitsa Vavilova. The fire started in one of the apartments on the third floor and the balcony spread to the attic fifth floor. The dead and injured there. According to some reports, firefighters rescued 60 people, 160 residents were evacuated, some of them placed in the hotel of Akademgorodok.

«The Governor of Tomsk region Sergey Zhvachkin instructed the mayor of Tomsk Ivan Klein working with social services to provide all necessary assistance to the residents of the house on Vavilov street, 10, in the regional center… the head of the region thanked all the residents who expressed willingness to help the evacuated residents of the building», — stated in the message.

According to the authorities, part evacuated from the burning building, residents are now housed in the hotel of Akademgorodok. The fire, in the fighting which involved 25 vehicles and 85 fire, was eliminated in the 01.53 (21.53 GMT). The fire area was 680 square meters.

«Fortunately, among the inhabitants there were no casualties on the victims. But this should not reassure anyone. The MOE and local authorities must once again across the region to check how to do the rules of fire safety in apartment buildings. After the tragedy, the neighbors in Kuzbass we put things in order in the shopping malls. But the security in the residential sector is in any case can not let go» — are words in the message of the Governor.

Zhvachkin instructed to separately test the operation of fire hydrants. «In social networks, the residents were told about the low system pressure fire water supply. Need to check, is this a fact or a rumor, and is sure to make conclusions», — demanded the head of the region.

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