In Nizhnevartovsk on fire furniture warehouse

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova in foobarcontroller fire service of EMERCOM of Russia in extinguishing the fire. Archival photoIn Nizhnevartovsk on fire furniture warehouse© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Kallinikova the image Bank

A major fire at a furniture warehouse occurred in Nizhnevartovsk (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug), partially collapsed roof, reported RIA Novosti on Saturday the press service of the regional Central Board MOE.

«At 21.55 local time (19.55 GMT) received a report of a fire in a warehouse, in advance, with furniture. The fire was reported by security guards of the facility, the building was closed, the inside of the people did not find» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, after 8 minutes on the scene of the fire arrived first division. «At the time of their arrival, the burning area was about 1000 square feet with partial roof collapse,» — said the press service.

In the MOE noted that now extinguish the fire 53 people and 16 pieces of equipment to fight the fire is in the active phase.

«Firefighters work according to the raised number of complexity», — said the Agency interlocutor.