Squad search and rescue services started to liquidate the rubble in front of the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business, where on Wednesday morning the fire started, said the head of the Odessa regional state administration (RSA) Maksim Kuts.
“They just dismantled the boulders at the entrance,” wrote Kutz on his page on the social network Facebook on Friday.
According to him, the process of elimination of the consequences of fire experts from the Odessa state Academy of construction and architecture. “Previously, they report that the building can be saved, but there is a risk of collapse of the walls. So now they will test various elements of the building for damage and whether inside to the rescuers,” – said the head of the regional administration.
He added that rescuers and medics were involved in a rapid response team of the red cross. “We also collect information about the needs for all services and victims,” wrote Kutz.
As reported at 10:12 environment in the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business (Odessa) on the 3rd floor of 6-storied academic building was on fire, the area of which reached 4 thousand square meters In 14:18 the same day, it was localized, however, as of Thursday morning and not eliminated.
According to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, the fire at the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business as of 6:00 on Thursday killed one student, 14 are still missing, among them five students, and 27 injured have been hospitalized.
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.