The investigation has the following information at this time: at about 1:45 p.m. on January 5, a fire broke out in one of the rooms of the hostel on Shevchenko Street in Cheboksary. As a result of the smoke, 17 citizens, including children, required medical assistance. Their lives and health are no longer in danger.
The owner of the apartment where the fire started has been identified. With it, the necessary verification measures are still being carried out. A fire technician forensic examination has been designated.
The head of the ICR Bastrykin ordered the head of the ICR of the Chuvash Republic to inform him about the first results of the audit.