The fact of the fire in the Odessa hotel “Tokyo Star” launched a criminal investigation, reported the press service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine.

“In the Unified register of pretrial investigations included information under part 2 of article 270 (violation established by the legislation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal code of Ukraine”, – is spoken in the message published on the official website of the interior Ministry on Saturday morning.

The Department of communication of the police of Odessa region reported that just from the fire scene were evacuated about 150 people.

Next to the burned-out hotel has created a temporary public bus service dedicated police and city Council.

“There are victims of the fire is a feasible pre-medical help, and the help of psychologists and volunteers”, – stated in the message.

In addition, according to the police, a few dozen survivors still night sheltered in Odessa, which became the casual witness of the fire and helped rescue workers and police.

As reported, in Odessa in the night of Saturday, August 17, there was a fire in the hotel “Tokyo star, str, 1, resulting in nine people were killed, another 10 people were injured.