In the shopping center «Rio», located in the North-East of Moscow there was a fire – lit second floor of the building, and then the flames spread to other rooms. Injured at least 14 people, including children – nine people were hospitalized.
About it reports on Monday, July 10, the news Agency TASS, citing a source in the emergency services.
About the reasons of ignition of the information to date, no. According to preliminary data, burning of textile products.
Source TASS believes that in a burning building where evacuated to date, more than 2,000 people, blocked people.
Emergency workers examine the premises of the shopping center, but the work was hampered by the smoke, which area of 70 thousand square meters. The fire was initially assigned to the second level of complexity, but then he was promoted to fourth.
In place of the fire flew a helicopter of the Moscow aviation center, which evacuated the two victims in the Sklifosovsky research Institute.
The incident commander personally led by the head of the Moscow Department of the emergency situations Ilya Denisov. At the scene employs more than 170 people, more than 40 pieces of equipment involved fire train.