In St. Petersburg caught fire hypermarket

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In Saint-Petersburg caught fire in the hypermarket «Lenta», people were evacuated, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the emergency services.

About the fire at the store on the Obvodny canal Embankment, 118 building 7, it became known at 8:30 in the morning. The fire area is nearly five thousand square meters.

It became known later that the store roof collapsed on the area of 3.8 thousand square meters.

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From a burning building evacuated more than 800 people. According to preliminary data, suffered one person was hospitalized with injuries.

Fire awarded the third rank of complexity. In extinguishing involved 192 people and 47 pieces of equipment. From the airport «Pulkovo» are preparing to fly Mi-8 and Ka-32.

A possible cause of the fire is the representative of the emergency services were called to the malfunction of electrical equipment.

 

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