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During the fire at the hospital was 1,687 people

November 25 2005
14:23

Today in Moscow early this morning burned 7-th city hospital in the Kolomna travel, south of the capital. While the area, which was engulfed by fire, was quite small, but the hospital there was panic. Many people even tried to jump out of windows.

The fire killed 4 people and 6 have received injuries of varying severity, 96 people were evacuated. "Only in the hospital building, where there was a fire at the time of the fire were 1457 patients and 230 service personnel", - said the Chief Officer Emergency Management in Moscow, Dmitry Dokuchaev.

On the remote attendant 2001 Message of the fire was received in 4 hours and 50 minutes. Fire occurred on the third floor of the main building 16-storey hospital. The area of the fire was 50 square meters. m

25 units of basic and special fire-fighting vehicle, 3 rescue squad crews totaling 52 people were involved in extinguishing the fire. Put out the fire was already in 5 hours 27 minutes.

According to preliminary data, cause of the fire - careless use of fire by smoking, said D. Dokuchaev. Reported Echo of Moscow

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