The office of Russian Sberbank burned down in Lviv, at night on Tuesday, October 3. This was reported by users of social networks, publishing videos from the site.
The fire in the premises of the financial institution began at around 2:40. Emergency service officers who arrived at the scene of the incident quickly extinguished the fire.
The main department of State Emergency Service in Lviv region said there were no victims as a result of the fire. Other details of the incident are not specified.
In the commentary to 112 Ukraine TV channel, the speaker of chief administration of the National Police in Lviv region Svitlana Dobrovolska stated that the cause of the fire was arson.
"No one was injured as a result of the fire. It was preliminary established that the source of fire was brought from outside. At present, it is determined how much damage has been inflicted, and the question of opening proceedings is being decided," she said.
As it was reported earlier Former Vice Premier of Ukraine Sergy Tigipko plans to buy the shares of stocks of the 'VS Bank' that is owned by Sberbank Russia, as the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine reported.