Since the beginning of the current year in Ukraine was 79 thousand fires. About it reported in a press-service of the State emergency service of Ukraine (SES).
“Since the beginning of year in Ukraine there was more than 79 thousand fires, of which more than 27 thousand – in the residential sector”, – stated in the message.
The Ministry added that the main causes of fires is the disregard for the rules of fire safety: careless handling of fire and heating appliances, Smoking in bed while intoxicated, overloading or malfunction of the mains.
In mid-November it was reported that from the beginning of 2017 as a result of the fire killed 1.3 million people.