A two-story residential building with 12 apartments in the village of Kuberganya, Abyisky district (northeast Yakutia), caught fire on New Year’s Eve.
As reported in the Main Directorate of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Republic of Sakha, the fire and rescue service received a message about the fire on December 31, 2022 at 23:45.
Firefighters arrived to find the first floor of the house engulfed in flames. 17 people, including three children, left the building on their own at that time.
“The cause of the fire, the person responsible and the damage are being established. The scene of the incident is being dismantled. 18 people and 4 teams participated in the elimination of the fire”, said the rescuers.