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The fire occurred in a school in the city of Nevelsk, Sakhalin region, where the polling station. About it informs the regional Glaucus MOE.
The first fire brigade arrived at the scene two minutes later after the message about the fire. It turned out that lit up the chemistry, the fire spread over an area of nine square meters.
To fight the flames took a little more than half an hour. In extinguishing involved 10 employees and 3 vehicles.
The dead and injured there.
Rescuers clarify that the polling station is in a different wing of the building. The head of the regional election Commission Victoria Cherkasov told RIA Novosti that the voting continued normally. “If there was a critical situation, the Commission would be directed to the backup site, which created in each municipality,” explained she.
Sunday, September 8, in Russia passes uniform day of voting. 85 the regions there will be more than five thousand elections of different level, including 13 regional elections in legislative assemblies and in 16 subjects during direct elections will elect governors in 22 regional centres, municipal councils and three municipal heads.
Voting at the early elections of the Governor of the Sakhalin region is on 453 sites. According to the regional electoral Commission, at 12.00 noon (04.00 GMT) in the region voted for 15.96 percent of the voters.
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