At night the "Zakarpattya" was burning - one person was injured (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
December 31st at 3:06, the Rescue Service of Transcarpathia was reported about a fire on the second floor of the 14-storey hotel "Zakarpattya".
After the arrival of fire and rescue units at the scene, it was found out that there was a fire on the second floor in the restaurant of the hotel "Zakarpattya" over the area of approximately 500 square meters.
7 state fire and rescue units and equipment of the special purpose emergency and rescue unit were engaged to eliminate the fire. In total. 14 vehicles and 50 officers of the State Emergencies Service of Ukraine Office in Transcarpathian region were involved in fire fighting.
Because of the dense smoke, rescuers had to use breathing apparatus and eye protection.
Firefighters rescued 20 people, including 8 children, and evacuated 220 citizens living in the hotel.
At the site of the fire, one person was injured and taken to hospital.
The fire was localized at 3:45, and completely eliminated at 06:30.
The cause and amount of the loss is being established.