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Fire alarm box prevented tragedy at Kirovsk’s hostel

A tragedy was prevented at a hostel of unitary utility company “Zhilkomkhoz” in Kirovsk town thanks to a fire alarm box, a correspondent of the site was told at Mogilev regional department of the Ministry of Emergency situations.

On January 25 there was a short-circuit failure of a wire at electric power receptacle in one of the rooms. Thanks to loud call of a fire alarm box a woman born in 1958 woke up, then left the room and call the fire brigade.

192 people live in a 5-storied hostel. 21 tenants were evacuated from the building. Thanks to timely call of the alarm there were neither victims, nor heavy material damage.

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