Emergency workers rescued five people during a fire in Novokuznetsk

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Emergency workers rescued three adults and two children in the fire, which occurred on the night of Monday in one of the apartment buildings in Novokuznetsk, the press service of the Ministry.

About the fire at a call center dispatching service said the landlord. By the time of arrival of fire brigades from the window of an apartment on the eighth floor was smoke in the stairwell was a small smoke.

«Before the arrival of firefighters independently evacuated 30 residents. Specialists in structure of a link of gas and smoke protective service immediately proceeded to reconnoitre, in which rescued five people, two of them children. Medical assistance saved was not required», — have informed in regional Central Board MOE.

Simultaneously with the action to save firefighters found and eliminated the source of fire. Experts suggest that the cause of the incident was a violation of the rules of fire safety at operation of household appliances.

«Improper use of electrical equipment is one of the most common causes of fires. According to operational data, from the beginning of October this happened almost 20% of all fires in the Kuzbass», — noted in the Department and encouraged to observe basic safety rules.