Fire at Odesa College: death toll increased to 5 people

Source : 112 Ukraine

Tonight found another man’s body
09:35, 7 December 2019

112 Agency

The number of fatalities as a result of a fire at the Odesa College of Economics, Law and the hotel and restaurant business tonight increased to 5 people. The State Emergencies Service of Ukraine on Facebook reports.

“In total, 5 people died as a result of the fire: on December 4, at 12.20 one woman died in the hospital. December 5 at 17.40 the body of 1 person was found during search operations. December 6 at 15:30 during the analysis of the rubble found the bodies of 2 more dead people. 7 December 00:40 during the analysis of the rubble found the body of 1 person,"- summed up in the message.

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It is also noted that 31 people were injured due to the fire, 17 of whom are currently hospitalized. 9 people were discharged from hospitals on Friday. Another 10 people are currently wanted.

Emergency and rescue operations are still ongoing, and it is also noted that during the dismantling of the blockage, rescuers removed 750 cubic meters. building structures.

“In total, 217 people and 40 units of equipment were involved in the work, of which 87 people from the State Emergency Service and 12 vehicles,” the State Emergency Service said.

Rescue and other urgent work is ongoing.

As we reported,  As a result of the fire in Odesa College, the scientific library of the Institute of Marine Biology, its laboratory equipment, prototypes and scientific collections were completely destroyed.

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