© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty in fotoracconti fire service of EMERCOM of Russia in extinguishing a fire in a shopping center the Tape on the Obvodny canal in St. Petersburg. 10 Nov 2018© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty the image Bank
Information about 800 evacuated because of the fire in the hypermarket «Lenta» in Saint-Petersburg does not correspond to reality, told RIA Novosti press-service «Tapes».
The message about the fire around the hypermarket «Lenta» on the Obvodny canal embankment, building 118, building 7 came at 8.30. The area of the fire amounted to 4.8 thousand square meters, collapsed roof on the area of 3,2 thousand square meters. The building evacuated 100 people, the rest of the people did it themselves. Earlier it was reported about 800 evacuees.
At present the fire is localized, his rank was demoted from third to second.
«The fire started around 8: 30 MSK under the roof on the trading floor. There was a fire alarm and automatic fire extinguishing system. At this time, the store was a bit of customers, the information that was evacuated 800 people, is untrue», — said the press service.
The Agency interlocutor also noted that staff and customers were quickly evacuated, at the time of the evacuation there were no casualties. «On the causes and damage premature at the moment», — said the press service.
© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia for Saint-Peterburgstroy MOE at the scene of the fire in the hypermarket «Lenta» in Saint-Petersburg. November 10, 2018© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia for Saint-Peterburgstroy MOE at the scene of the fire in the hypermarket «Lenta» in Saint-Petersburg. 10 Nov 2018