2 people were killed and 8 were injured in a fire in a residential building in Novokuznetsk. It is reported that among the affected 3rd children. This incident happened today in a panel residential building on Radishchev Street. At 4:14 (Moscow time), the unified dispatch service received a signal about a fire in a 9-storey building. It is assumed that the cause of the fire was an explosion of a gas cylinder.
Fire covered 3 apartments, which are located on the 7th and 8th floors. As a result of the fire, indoor partitions and ceilings partially collapsed.
27 people were evacuated. Fire extinguished. Operational services are now engaged in the arrangement of the temporary residence of residents of the affected house. An investigation of the causes of fire is carried out.