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30 November 2016, 18:23

Eight people were hospitalized with signs of suffocation due to fire in Ufa downtown

UFA, 30 November 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Ksenia Kalinina/. Eight people with signs of suffocation were hospitalized due to a fire in the downtown of Ufa. After extinguishing the fire, investigators will make examination of the scene and other urgent steps to establish all the circumstances of the accident. The Republican Investigation Committee conducts pre-investigation on this fact, the press service of the department informs.
According to the preliminary data, on November 30 the fire started in an office building at Aksakov Street, 73. Evacuation of citizens from the building was conducted due to the intense smoke. Eight people were taken to hospital with symptoms of suffocation.
As previously reported, the police cordon has been organized to ensure the safety of citizens and the free movement of fire brigades and ambulances.
Author:Ksenia Kalinina