In Kharkiv, man dies after survival in fire at nursing home

Source : 112 Ukraine

It was noted that the death of an 83-year-old man is not tied with the fire
12:24, 25 January 2021

State Emergency Service of Ukraine

In Kharkiv, an 83-year-old man died in hospice after he was saved in fire at Zoloty Chas (Gold Time) home for elderly people as Suspilne reported citing Deputy Mayor of Kharkiv Svitlana Horbunova-Ruban.

It is reported that a man was bedridden and his death is not tied with the fire.

“The death of this person is not tied with the fire. It is a very old person who stayed in the facility from September and later he was transferred to hospice,” the message said.

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On January 21, in Kharkiv, the two-story building was caught on fire. It was reequipped for the nursing home. The tragedy resulted in the death of 15 people. Preliminary, the tragedy occurred due to the misuse of electric heating elements.

Due to the tragedy in Kharkiv, Friday, January 22 is declared a morning day.

Four people were detained, possibly, involved in the incident. The law enforcers detained the owner of the two-story building that he rented for the house of elderly people, the lessee, his wife as the director of the retirement house and an administrator who coordinated work of the care home but was not officially employed. They were served charged.

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Later, the court chose a restrictive measure for all of them and detained them for 60 days without the right for a bail.

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