Fire at Odesa college for economics, law and hotel and catering business spread to the premises of Archeology Institute, Institute of biology of south seas of the National Academy of Sciences and Bureau of technical inventory of the city as the Education Minister of Ukraine reported.
In the result of fire, 14 people considered to disappear, including director of the Institute of biology of south seas Borys Aleksandrov and Institute’s employees Halyna Ivanovytch.
“The firemen fight against fire for a day but still it is not liquidated. Only after that the rescuers would be able to hold the search operations in the building. Obviously, the number of victims may increase. Education Ministry of Ukraine directly participates in the work of the situation room in Odesa. Currently, the director-general of the directorate of higher education and adult education Oleh Sharov,” the message said.
According to the Ministry, 29 people stay in the hospital, some of them is in severe condition.
As we reported the college for economics, law and hotel and catering business was on fire in Odesa.
According to Dumskaya, some students jumped on the parked cars from the fifth floor.
112 Ukraine correspondent noted that two young women jumped out of the window.
As of 3:00 p.m. the fire was localized.
Due the fact of a fire in the Odesa college for economics, law and hotel and catering business, the police opened a criminal case.