The Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov has ordered to examine the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo by UAVs. They are used to monitor stability of structures, which allows specialists to assess their condition.
“Specialist that deal with structural soundness of the building must take these efforts under special control. Use UAVs, model condition of the building’s condition and its whole bearing structures”, said the Minister.
As of now there is a threat of building collapsed, some ceilings are caving in.
Additionally, Vladimir Puchkov, who is staying in the emergency area, said that it is early to say what caused the fire in the mall.
“All emergency services are working right now, finding out what caused the tragedy. Russian Emergencies Ministry’s investigators and fire testing labs are being involved”, said the Minister.
Condition of bearing structures in Winter Cheery mall is controlled by UAVs