During the recent week (from October 12 to October 18) the units of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine performed interventions to prevent emergencies, ensured rapid response to accidents and consequence relief, fire-fighting, and other rescue activities.
Since the beginning of the week there were 1 583 emergency events reported that were responded to by the SES units with intervention to the sites. As a result of these interventions, there were 24 persons saved.
There were 1 112 fires extinguished, 9 persons were rescued from fire, and fire was prevented from spreading to 354 houses and 45 vehicles. 24 persons died from fires. Estimated loss from fire is about 6 million 20 thousand UAH.
During the week, the pyrotechnic units of the SES of Ukraine have had 316 interventions. During the interventions, there detected, extracted and disposed of 978 pieces of explosive ordnance.
Moreover, 8 persons died on water sites during the recent week.