10 November in Saint-Petersburg (RF) on the Obvodny canal and lit supermarket “Lenta”.
About it reports the edition MK.ru with reference to regional management of the Ministry.
It is reported that the fire area is 4.8 thousand square meters. Evacuated 800 people.
According to the MOE, there were no injuries.
The supermarket roof had completely collapsed, say in the MOE.
However, as reported TASS with reference to EMERCOM of the Russian Federation. In the headquarters of the fire reported that in a burning store collapsed roof. “The area of the collapse was 3200 square meters”, – stated in the message.
Doctors reported two injured, one hospitalized, the nature of his injuries and condition was not specified. According to eyewitnesses, in the area of the fire observed thick black smoke, the building is burning open fire.
In the MOE reported that according to preliminary data, the cause of the fire could be a malfunction of electrical equipment under the roof of the building. The fire was rated grade 3 of difficulty.