Fire on roofing and façade of mall in Orenburg

02 December 15:06

Fire on roofing and façade of mall in Orenburg

A fire happened on a roof and façade of a mall, located at 75 Pobedy Prospekt, Orenburg at 01:03 PM Moscow Time.

Emergencies Ministry’s fire and rescue divisions and other emergency services immediately took off to the scene. The fire was assigned to increased risk category.

All visitors and staff of the mall were evacuated.

As of 03:00 PM (Moscow time), fire was taken under control on 1,500 square meters of area. Nobody was hurt, information is being updated.

Fire is being taken out.

Atmospheric air is being monitored for contaminants.

Investigators of the State Fire Inspection are working at the scene.

The Emergencies Ministry’s Orenburg Region Directorate Helpline: 8 (3532) 308-999.

Over 65 people and 32 units of equipment, including over 60 people and 21 units of equipment with 1 UAV among them provided by the Emergencies Ministry are dealing with the fire.

The information has been provided by the National Crisis Management Center of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry