A major fire in the shopping center «Rio» on the Dmitrov highway in Moscow it is liquidated. To extinguish the fire after more than four hours after notification of the outbreak.
According to the latest data, as a result of the fire which area has made one thousand square metres, injured 18 people, 14 of them hospitalized, some in serious condition, reports TASS.
According to the chief of GU Ministry of emergency situations of the Moscow Ilya Denisov, who headed to the site of the operational headquarters of extinguishing, the fire started on the ground floor of the shopping center – textile store, where the burned consumer goods.
All visitors of the shopping center – about 3 thousand people were evacuated. «It triggered an automatic alert system that will allow us to bring visitors. It has automatic ventilation and smoke extraction», – said the Deputy mayor of Moscow Pyotr Biryukov.
In extinguishing the fire was attended by nearly 20 fire and rescue units, only 400 people and 118 units of equipment, as well as fire to a train of the Moscow railway.