Summary of 09 October

INFORMATION

6:00 AM, Moscow time, 09.10.2017

Fire in Moscow Region

A fire started at 3:08 PM, 8 October 2017, on the ground floor of the underground parking lot at a shopping center at kilometer marker 65 of Moscow Circular Highway in Odintsovo District. It engulfed 55,000 sq. meters and brought down 1,000 sq. meters of the roof.

Emergency Ministry’s fire and rescue divisions, crews of traffic police and Interior Ministry’s patrol service, EMTs were dispatched to the scene. The fire scene was cordoned off. More than 3,000 people were evacuated from the building. There are victims.

The fire was contained at 10:56 PM, 8 October 2017.

2 Kamov Ka-32 helicopters of the Moscow Aviation Center and one of the Emergency Ministry’s Zhukovsky Air Rescue Center made 120 discharges dropping 600 thousand liters of water.

An airmobile team of the Moscow Region and Moscow Directorates of the Emergency Ministry, Shkval pumping unit of the Noginsk Rescue Center, Leader Center for high-risk rescue operations and more than 100 flusher trucks provided by the Moscow Housing Department are involved.

Meetings headed by the Emergency Minister were held to make a decision to reinforce the team, to take additional measures to put out the fire and to inform the population.

Task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s National Crisis Management Center, Central Regional Center, Moscow Region and Moscow Directorates are operating at the scene in cooperation with the local government. There is an operations center. A decision-making center of the Emergency Ministry’s All-Russian Fire Defense Research Institute of the Order of “The Badge of Honor” was deployed to develop efficient approaches to the suppression of the fire.

Laboratories are measuring maximum permissible concentration of carbon monoxide at the scene, no exceeding has been registered.

The population are kept informed via terminals of the All-Russian Comprehensive Warning System, mass media, social media and text messages. The people are being updated at the Emergency Ministry’s helplines.

More than 350 people and 180 units of equipment, with 3 aircraft among them, including more than 150 people and 40 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, with an aircraft among them, are involved in dealing with the fire.

Fire in Rostov Region

A fire started at 9:08 PM, 8 October 2017, at an area of 6,000 sq. meters of a two-floor pavilion at a merchandising market in the city of Rostov-on-Don, 19/5 Lelyushenko Street.

Emergency Ministry’s fire and rescue divisions, crews of traffic police and Interior Ministry’s patrol service, EMTs were dispatched to the scene. The fire scene was cordoned off. The measures taken prevented the fire from spreading to the whole market and nearby residential areas. There are victims, according to preliminary data.

The fire was contained at 1:54 AM, 9 October 2017. An airmobile team of the Emergency Ministry’s Rostov Region Directorate was dispatched to the scene, Emergency Ministry’s Beriyev Be-200ChS plane and 2 Mil Mi-8 helicopters are standing by.

Task forces of the Emergency Ministry’s Southern Regional Center and Rostov Region Directorate are operating at the scene in cooperation with the local government and other emergency services. There is an operations center. A decision-making center of the Emergency Ministry’s All-Russian Fire Defense Research Institute of the Order of “The Badge of Honor” was deployed to develop efficient approaches to the suppression of the fire.

Laboratories are measuring maximum permissible concentration of carbon monoxide at the scene, no exceeding has been registered.

The population are kept informed via terminals of the All-Russian Comprehensive Warning System, mass media, social media and text messages. The people are being updated at the Emergency Ministry’s helplines.

More than 310 people and 80 units of equipment, including more than 100 people and 20 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are involved in dealing with the fire.

Emergency over past 24 hours

Light plane crash in Stavropol Territory

A private light plane Yakovlev Yak-52 crashed and then caught fire at 3:54 PM, 8 October 2017, during a training flight in Predgorny District, 2 km northeast of the settlement of Pyatigorsky.

There are victims. There are no victims or damages on the ground.

27 people and 10 units of equipment, including 11 people and 3 units of equipment provided by the

Latest data

Response to man-caused fires

Fire and rescue divisions have put out 396 fires, including 290 fires in residential blocks. 85 people have been affected, 62 of them have been saved.

Supervision bodies of the Emergencies Ministry Directorates for constituent territories of the Russian Federation are taking preventive measures to reduce the number of man-caused fires.

Protection of settlements and businesses against wildfires

60 aircraft, including 53 provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, are on standby to protect settlements, fight wildfires, run air reconnaissance and redeploy forces, (854 flights, 3,815 discharges, 32 million 601 thousand liters of water dropped on wildfires; 1,736 flights to monitor the situation and redeploy personnel and 6,479 people were transported). Ground and air teams have prevented the spread of fires to 3,700 settlements.

An Emergency Ministry’s Beriyev Be-200ChS plane was deployed to fight wildfires in Maritime Territory. They made 1 flight, 3 discharges and dropped 36 thousand liters of water (prevented fires from spreading to the settlement of Kovalerovo, Kavalerovo District).

More than 860 people and 250 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry are involved in protecting settlements, businesses and infrastructure against wildfires.

Accidents on waterways

Rescue units have been dispatched to respond to 3 accidents on waterways.

Response by bomb disposal divisions

Bomb disposal divisions have found and defused 4 explosive devices.

Traffic accident response

Fire and rescue teams have been deployed 310 times to respond totraffic accidents.

424 people have been injured in road traffic accidents, 276 of them have been saved (extricated or saved from dangerous situations in other ways).

Situation at the facilities controlled by Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions

There have been no accidents at the facilities controlled by Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions. Paramedics of Paramilitary Mine Rescue Divisions have been dispatched to the facilities three times.

Emergency psychological aid

Specialists of the Emergency Ministry psychological service have been involved in rendering emergency psychological aid to people affected by emergencies 7 times. Psychological aid has been provided on 10 occasions.

Additional information

Traffic accident in Oryol Region

A passenger train collided with a truck at 8:30 PM, 8 October 2017, at an unregulated railway crossing at Mtsensk station. Nobody was hurt. A wheel pair derailed, but the tracks remained undamaged.

The train services were resumed at 12:40 AM, 9 October 2017, 4 passenger trains were delayed up to 4 hours.

23 people and 8 units of equipment, including 9 people and 3 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergency Ministry, were involved in dealing with the accident.

Power outages and accidents at facilities of housing and utilities

Over the past 24 hours there were power outages in makhnyovo District, Sverdlovsk Region and in Maima District, Altai Republic. The blackouts were promptly addressed to, normal functioning of the society was no disturbed.

Restoration of power supply in Uglegorsk Urban District, Sakhalin Region was under control. The repairs were finished, power supply was fully restored.  

Humanitarian assistance to Cuba

Following the order of the Russian Government of 21 September 2017, the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations in conjunction with the Russian Federal State Reserves Agency has arranged a delivery of up to 1,200 tons of relief supplies (construction materials, power lines, power cables, power generators, food) by sea to Cuba.