Shoigu ordered to restore damaged by fire the building of the Ministry of defense

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu instructed in the shortest terms to restore in Moscow the building of the defense Ministry, where the fire occurred. About it told the official representative of the military Department Igor Konashenkov.

“Russian defense Minister army General Sergei Shoigu has set the task to assess the degree of damage to buildings by fire, and above all of its supporting structures. Sergei Shoigu instructed in the shortest possible time to restore the building, preserving its historic look,” said Konashenkov (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).

The fire in the building of the Ministry of defense occurred on Sunday at 10 am. He was awarded the highest degree of difficulty. People were evacuated from the burning building. During extinguishing of fire injured two people, one of them was hospitalized, another treated at the scene.

The fire area was 3.5 thousand square meters In the Ministry of emergency situations reported that in the course of extinguishing the roof of the building collapsed on the attic floor due to the fact that the burned rafters. At the same time the representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia informed the Agency “Interfax” that firefighters specially brought down the roof of the building for the irrigation water.

Now the fire is completely extinguished. According to preliminary data of the military departments, the cause of the fire could be short circuit in the cable network.

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In Moscow there was a fire in the building of the Ministry of defense



In Moscow on 3 April there was a fire in the building of the defense Ministry on Znamenka street, 19. The fire was assigned the fifth — highest — level of difficulty. The fire…

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