In Saratov, one person died due to fire in high-rise building

© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in the Saratov region the Consequences of a fire in a residential building in the Leninsky district of Saratov. October 11, 2018In Saratov, one person died due to fire in high-rise building© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia across the Saratov region

Nine-storey residential building burned in the Leninsky district of Saratov on the night of Thursday, one person was killed and 28 more were evacuated, reported the press service of the regional cupola MOE.

The signal about the fire in the apartment on the sixth floor of the nine homes on the street Perspective entered the remote «01» at 01.52 local time (00.52 GMT).

«There was smoke in the stairwell. From the house were evacuated 28 people, including five children. In the combustion zone in the apartment, firefighters discovered the body of 37-year-old male,» the statement reads.

According to the cupola, the fire was completely extinguished in 02.57 (01.57 GMT), the fire area was six square meters, its cause is established.