Became known the possible cause of the fire at the animal shelter in Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat in foobarcontroller MOE. Archival photoBecame known the possible cause of the fire at the animal shelter in Moscow© RIA Novosti / Alexei Sharecompat the image Bank

The cause of the fire in the orphanage «Happy friend» in the North-West of Moscow, where he burned about 30 homeless animals, according to preliminary data, the arson became, told RIA Novosti the representative of the emergency services in the capital.

The fire occurred early in the morning on the street Bottom Mnevniki house 37. When the firefighters arrived, the wooden building was on fire throughout the area — 200 square meters, it was dense black smoke. The administration managed to bring out 20 animals.

«The preliminary cause is arson, burnt,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

As previously said to RIA Novosti in the press service of the Central Board MOE, among the rescued animals — dogs, rabbits and chickens.

In turn, the shelter staff also believe that the building was set on fire. «Today, our shelter in Mnevniki burned… Saved a lot, the others are still running around the street. There are dead shelter animals», — reported in the account of the orphanage in Instagram.

Employees of the «Happy other» specify that from 4:00 to specialists of all services. Affected animals are assisted.

The fire at the animal shelter took place in Moscow in March of last year. Then as a result of a rapidly spreading fire in one of the buildings of the orphanage in the North of the city killed 13 dogs. It was succeeded to rescue more than 80 dogs and cats.