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37 people evacuated from burning residential building in Petropavlovsk

8 April 2019 09:54

PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM 37 people including 8 children were evacuated from a burning residential building in Petropavlovsk, the northernmost city of Kazakhstan.

According to the MIA Emergencies Committee, local fire fighting service was dispatched to the scene after receiving a call of the fire on April 7, at 15:34 pm.

The fire broke out on the 9th floor balcony and then spread to the neighbor balcony covering the area of 15 square meters. Firefighters rescued a boy (born 2010) from the burning balcony. 37 more people including 8 children were evacuated in total.

The fire was localized at 16:08 pm and extinguished at 16:11 pm.