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22% decrease of deaths in fires in Mogilev region

Mogilev region lost 49 people in fires during the first six months of the year comparing with 63 people that had died in fires in Mogilev region in 2009. It means 22% decrease, - the head of Mogilev regional department of MES Vladimir Vaschenko told at the press-conference held on the threshold of the Day of Firemen (celebrated on July 25).

556 fires took place in the region during six months, 257 of them – in cities and towns, and 229 – in rural areas. Fire damage made up Br 1061 mln.

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