Ministry of Emergency Situations: in Yekaterinburg, a fire broke out in the metro due to a short circuit
Yekaterinburg, March 15, 2023, 06:29 — REGNUM A short circuit occurred in the Yekaterinburg metro at the Uralmash station, which provoked a fire. Information about the fire was received by firefighters at 06:59 local time (04:59 Moscow time), the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Sverdlovsk region reported.
“The links of the gas and smoke protection service found a fire in the ventilation chamber,” the department said.
The fire has now been extinguished and no one was hurt. Firefighters evaluate the state of the station after the fire. The area of the hearth was one linear meter. Eyewitnesses reported smoke and the smell of burning in the area of the Uralmash metro station.
As reported IA REGNUM, in January in Moscow there was a fire in the lobby of the Kashirskaya metro station under construction. 70 workers were evacuated from the place of emergency, no one was injured.
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