Number of fires in Russia during New Year holidays down by quarter rss

09 January 13:30
Number of fires in Russia during New Year holidays down by quarter

The number of fires during New Year holidays in Russia has dropped dramatically as against same periods in previous years.

During the 2018 new year holidays the number of fires is down by almost 1,000 or 25% as against the same period last year. Moreover, the number of fire-related deaths also dropped by a quarter – by almost 80 people.

A total of over 61,000 employees of the Emergency Ministry and 12,000 units of equipment were involved in ensuring fire safety during new year holidays, while the Ministry has been on high alert since 25 December 2017. 

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