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Firefighters urge citizens to follow the rules of operation of heating equipment during home heating!

Published: 22.10.2020, 12:05

The decrease in temperature encourages citizens to more actively use heating means to heat their homes: electric heaters, stoves, gas appliances and more. At the same time, in the autumn-winter period, the statistics of fires in the housing sector increases many times, which is often caused by people ignoring the rules of fire safety. The consequences of such negligence can be very tragic.

In the past 24 hours alone, there have been 80 fires in the residential sector!

For example, a tragic event occurred on October 21 in Vinnytsia region in the village of Holodky of Khmelnytskyi district, where the bodies of 3 victims were found in a private house, the worst thing is that 2 of them are children. Another person was injured and hospitalized in an unconscious state. No signs of fire were found, the probable cause of death was carbon monoxide or natural gas poisoning.

On the same day, in the Chernihiv region, the SES received information that in the village of Petrovka, Bobrovytsia district, a fire broke out in a private house, killing 2 people.

Dear citizens, be careful when heating your homes. To save your own life and the lives of those close to you, remember:

In case of fire, smoke, gassiness, collapse of structures of buildings and structures, explosions of technological equipment and devices - call the Rescue Service at "101"!

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