The death toll in a fire at a nursing home on 3rd Myakininskaya street in Moscow has risen to four. An informed source told globalgistng about this. Earlier it was reported about two victims.
According to globalgistng, two people died in hospital.
The incident occurred in the Kuntsevo district in the West of the capital. The ground floor of a private boarding house for the elderly caught fire. The fire area was 15 sq. m. according to preliminary data, the cause of the fire could be a short circuit.
Emergency workers evacuated 50 people from the building, and more than 10 guests were rescued.
The main Directorate of the IC of the Russian Federation in Moscow opened a criminal case on the fact of the incident.
In the boarding house, Rospotrebnadzor previously revealed violations during the inspection. In particular, the institution was not designated areas for Ironing. Guests used irons in the common rooms.