In a fire in a nursing home near Kiev, killing 17 people – Chechetkin

В пожаре в доме престарелых под Киевом погибло 17 человек, - Чечеткин

The number of victims as a result of the fire, which occurred near Kiev in the village Litochky Brovary district, in the house where lived the elderly, has increased to 17 people. This was during the briefing, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”, said the Chairman of the Antimonopoly Nikolai Chechetkin.

“The building was occupied by 35 people, of which 17 people were killed. Have found the bodies of 16 dead, search the bodies of one man continue,” he said.

According to him, from a burning house managed to save 18 people. Five of them are now hospitalized. Condition two – heavy.

Now the fire is liquidated. The house completely burned the roof and ceiling.

Rescuers continue to search for the body of another person.

According to preliminary information, the cause of the fire was the explosion of the TV. Quickly-investigative actions proceed.

We will note, earlier it was reported that the fire in s Litochky killed seven people.

We will remind, today, on may 29, 3:48 Litochky in the village of Brovary district on the territory of a private household in a two-story building in which was organized the temporary accommodation of elderly persons, there was a fire, with subsequent spread of fire throughout the area.