In the city of Kharabali, Astrakhan region, there was a large fire in a residential building. Two people died, a husband and a wife. Their children, 8 and 10 years old, managed to escape.
As “Astrakhan-24” writes with reference to the regional Investigative Directorate of the TFR, the fire occurred late in the evening on August 12. The family, which was considered dysfunctional, drank alcohol with a guest in a residential building. A fire started in the room due to a short circuit in the electrical wiring.
The guest and the children managed to run out into the street, but the 44-year-old owner of the house and his 43-year-old wife could not get out, because they were in the farthest room. They inhaled carbon monoxide and burned down.
The total area of the fire was 40 sq. m. It was extinguished by 6 rescuers and two pieces of equipment.
On August 13, a major fire was reported in the Ryabinushka village in Naberezhnye Chelny. The total area of the fire was 400 sq. m. There is one victim.