As at 7.00 am Monday, December 9, the number of deaths due to a fire in the building of the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business has risen to 12 people, the press service of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.
“Only the fire killed 12 people, 4 December at 12.20 one woman died in the hospital. On 5 December at 17.40 the body of 1 person found during search operations. 6 Dec 15:30 during the rubble found the bodies of 2 dead. December 7 at 00.40 during the rubble found the body of 1 person. At 16:30 during the rubble found the bodies of 2 people. At 18.35 in hospital from the received traumas has died the lifeguard. 8 Dec at 8: 30 during the rubble found the bodies of 2 people. 9 Dec at 00.35 during the rubble found the body of 1 person. At 05.15 during the rubble found the body of 1 person,” according to the summary published on the website of gschs.
According to the information currently in hospitals remains 9 of the 30 injured during the incident.
However, in a morning summary there is no information about the number of people whose fate is still unknown. While Sunday afternoon, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Alexey Goncharuk said that remain unknown the whereabouts of the eight people allegedly were in the burned building of the College.
“Emergency rescue and other urgent work continues”, – is spoken in the message.
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.
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.