Nizhnevartovsk roof of the building caught fire after the explosion

PHOTO : Mir24.tv / Igor Medvedev

RUSSIA

An explosion and large fire happened in Nizhnevartovsk on the roof of a residential building, transfers TV channel “MIR 24” with reference to TASS.

Message about the fire was received at 17:32 local time (15:32 GMT).

“Open burning of residential roof chetyrehyadernogo five-story apartment house on the street Sports eliminated at 19:30 local time (17:30 GMT). According to preliminary information, the building repairs were carried out, in particular, the roof. Around the building was scaffolding”, – reported in the emergency services.

Fighting the fire are 67 firefighters involved 21 vehicles.

The building was evacuated 66 people. There were no injuries. In the temporary accommodation centres deployed in secondary schools, turned 37.

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