In the city of Okha, in the shopping center “Ocean”, a fire occurred, the area of which reached 1 thousand square meters. The press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry in the Sakhalin region reports .
The ministry said that the first fire brigade arrived at the scene five minutes after the message arrived at the dispatcher’s console. “By this time, all visitors (21 people) had already left the building on their own, the fire alarm system worked without failures,” the press service noted.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations said that initially there was a strong smoke, the ceiling of a one-story shopping center was burning on an area of 30 square meters. m. Later, the fire area reached 1 thousand square meters. m
“15 people and five pieces of equipment of the Okha Fire and Rescue Garrison are involved in the fire fighting. According to preliminary information, there are no injuries, ”the agency added.