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Russia: Ten dead in Novosibirsk shoe factory blaze01:11

Russia: Ten dead in Novosibirsk shoe factory blaze

Russian Federation, Iskitimsky District, Novosibirsk Region
January 4, 2018 at 11:13 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least ten people have died in a huge shoe factory fire in Chernorechensky village in Iskitimsky District of the Novosibirsk Region on Thursday.

The fire began at approximately 9:00 am local time (02:00 GMT) and quickly spread through the hangar.

The majority of the dead are thought to be workers from China who reportedly suffered fatal carbon monoxide poisoning.

Viktor Orlov, head of the region’s Department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, said, "The fire has been localised. Now we are finishing extinguishing the fire and exploring the site. We have enough personnel equipment [to deal with fire]. 11 special vehicles and 8 additional vehicles, 56 firefighters are involved in the firefighting operation. “

Al menos diez personas murieron este jueves durante un devastador incendio en una fábrica de calzado en la aldea de Chernorechensky, en el distrito de Iskitimsky de la región de Novosibirsk.

El incendio comenzó a las 9:00 a.m. hora local (02:00 GMT) aproximadamente, y se propagó rápidamente por el hangar.

Al parecer la mayoría de los muertos serían trabajadores de China que, según los informes, sufrieron una intoxicación mortal por inhalación de monóxido de carbono.

Viktor Orlov, jefe del Departamento de Novosibirsk del Ministerio de Situaciones de Emergencia de Rusia (EMERCOM), explicó que "el fuego ha sido controlado. Ahora estamos terminando de extinguir las llamas y explorar el lugar. Tenemos suficiente equipo y personal [para hacer frente al fuego]. 11 vehículos especiales y 8 vehículos de asistencia, y 56 bomberos están involucrados en la operación”.

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At least ten people have died in a huge shoe factory fire in Chernorechensky village in Iskitimsky District of the Novosibirsk Region on Thursday.

The fire began at approximately 9:00 am local time (02:00 GMT) and quickly spread through the hangar.

The majority of the dead are thought to be workers from China who reportedly suffered fatal carbon monoxide poisoning.

Viktor Orlov, head of the region’s Department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations, said, "The fire has been localised. Now we are finishing extinguishing the fire and exploring the site. We have enough personnel equipment [to deal with fire]. 11 special vehicles and 8 additional vehicles, 56 firefighters are involved in the firefighting operation. “

Al menos diez personas murieron este jueves durante un devastador incendio en una fábrica de calzado en la aldea de Chernorechensky, en el distrito de Iskitimsky de la región de Novosibirsk.

El incendio comenzó a las 9:00 a.m. hora local (02:00 GMT) aproximadamente, y se propagó rápidamente por el hangar.

Al parecer la mayoría de los muertos serían trabajadores de China que, según los informes, sufrieron una intoxicación mortal por inhalación de monóxido de carbono.

Viktor Orlov, jefe del Departamento de Novosibirsk del Ministerio de Situaciones de Emergencia de Rusia (EMERCOM), explicó que "el fuego ha sido controlado. Ahora estamos terminando de extinguir las llamas y explorar el lugar. Tenemos suficiente equipo y personal [para hacer frente al fuego]. 11 vehículos especiales y 8 vehículos de asistencia, y 56 bomberos están involucrados en la operación”.

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