Large furniture center is burning in Irkutsk



A large furniture center is burning in Irkutsk, the fire area exceeds 4 thousand square meters. The dead and wounded are not, the staff was evacuated. The extinguishing is only carried out from the outside – it is impossible to enter because of the high temperature and the risk of collapse.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the third and mansard floors of the shopping center have collapsed. Fire quickly spreads in the fuel materials – furniture and wall insulation.

The extinguishing is only carried out from the outside – it is impossible to enter because of the high temperature and the risk of collapse. The street of the head office is blocked by the police, reports "Interfax".

There were no deaths or injuries – the staff of the center, who were on duty during the night, were evacuated.

The shopping center, where the fire happened, is considered one of the largest furniture shopping centers in Irkutsk. There are more than 100 furniture stores, there are more than 200 furniture factories.


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