As of 9:20 (4:20 Moscow time), the fire in the Gvozd shopping center in Ulan-Ude was localized to an area of 22 thousand square meters. m, reported press service Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for Buryatia. On an area of 200 sq. m the roof collapsed.
Information about the fire was received by the Ministry of Emergency Situations at 00:05 Moscow time. The fire spread to the walls and roof of the shopping center. Six people who were in the building left it. No casualties were reported.
The head of Buryatia, Alexey Tsydenov, emphasized in Telegramthat, despite the localization of the fire, extinguishing is not yet completed. According to him, 164 people and 48 pieces of equipment were involved in the fire extinguishing effort.