Prime Minister of Ukraine Alexey Goncharuk arrived in Odessa to honor the memory of those killed due to a fire in the building of the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business and to deal with the causes of the fire and long absence of security checks the operation of the building.

As have informed Agency “Interfax-Ukraine” on Sunday, a spokesman for Prime Minister Diana Davitian, along with Goncharuk arrived in Odessa the leader of the parliamentary faction of the “servant of the people” David Arakhamiya, three deputies, a Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Trepak, and the Minister of education and science Anna Novosad.

According to the spokesperson, it is expected that the Prime Minister will go to the scene of the tragedy, communicate with the families of the victims, then the meeting will take place in the leadership of the city and region, as well as the Odessa regional management of gschs.

As reported at 10:12 environment in the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business on the third floor of a six storey educational building was on fire, the area of which reached 4 thousand sq. m. divisions of gschs rescued and evacuated 40 people (12 people took on the landings, 10 people were removed by links GDZS and 18 people using stairs and lifts) of about 400, were in the building at the time of the fire.

At 14:18 on the same day the fire was localized, but the putting out individual fires and smoldering plots continued for a long time.

As of Sunday morning the number of deaths due to fire increased to ten hospitals remains of 9 of the 30 victims. The fate of several others remains unknown. Rescue and other urgent work at the scene continues

Upon a fire criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 270 (violation established by the legislation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. On 5 and 6 December declared days of mourning in Odessa, December 8, in Ukraine.