Moscow. June 4th. INTERFAX.RU – Firefighters are extinguishing a fire in a hospital in the Sovetsky district of Novosibirsk, the press service of the main department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reported on Sunday.
The fire in the hospital on Pirogova Street occurred at 15:25 (11:25 Moscow time). Fire and rescue units went to the place at a higher rank. By the time firefighters arrived, the roof of the hospital was on fire throughout the area.
The hospital administration, together with rescuers, according to preliminary data, evacuated 130 people, including 100 patients.
There were no reports of casualties.
“The flames are spreading over a large area,” the report says. Preliminarily, the burning area is about 1.8 thousand square meters. meters.
In turn, the press service of the regional government reports that on behalf of the governor of the region Andrei Travnikov, First Vice Governor Yuri Petukhov and Minister of Health Konstantin Khalzov left for the scene.
Earlier, emergency services told Interfax that the fire had engulfed the roof of the three-story main building of the hospital. The fire was assigned an increased third rank of difficulty. An evacuation is underway.
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