Explosion in living house in Kyiv, no casualties

Source : 112 Ukraine

The blast was caused by the short circuit in the fridge in one of the apartments
19:53, 25 November 2021

An explosion thundered in the living house in Kyiv's Shevchenkivsky district. According to the press department of the State Service for Emergencies, the cooking gas exploded during the fire that occurred in one of the apartments in the multi-story building.

The accident occurred on November 25, at about 3 p.m. local time. The fire started at the second floor of the residential building; firemen evacuated 15 people. As they were on their way to the apartment where the fire began, the blast happened.

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It appeared that the fire was caused by the short circuit in the fridge in one of the apartments. The fire damaged the gas pipe, which led to the gas leak and the subsequent small explosion. Luckily, there were no people inside. 

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