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The fire in the Kemerovo shopping centre, “Winter cherry” started in a hidden cavity between the third and fourth floors in the center of trampoline center. These are preliminary results of fire-technical examination, reports RBC with reference to sources in the Ministry of emergency situations.
According to sources, in a place where it was recorded outbreak of fire in interfloor space passed the power cable. The fire spread along the trajectory up and then spread over a large area.
“Intense burning contributed to the internal vortex flows, the fire also spread to internal cavities”, — said the interlocutor of RBC.
On examination sent about 100 items of importance on the case and are suitable for forensic identification. Conducted 26 examinations.
“Experts examine the remains of the foam balls from the children’s pool, elements of insulation, fragments of interior decoration”, — said a source in the regional emergency Department. According to him, there is reason to believe that these materials do not meet the approved state standards.
A fire in a shopping centre, “Winter cherry” began on 25 March, it was extinguished after 19 hours. Killing 64 people; the relatives of the victims said that among the victims were 41 children. Missing are 64 people.
In a criminal case about a fire arrested five people, among them the management of the shopping center. The investigation revealed numerous violations in the “Winter cherry”: a fire alarm system was not working, evacuation exits of the building were closed. As found by the parents of the dead children, doors in one of the halls was locked by the man who, according to preliminary data, managed to escape.
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