GIMS employees conducted a technical examination of the ice passage between the settlements of Arakchino and Verkhny Uslon; according to its results there was made a decision about closing the passage over the Volga from 0.00 A.M. on March 7. The decision in connected with increasing average daily temperature and ice strength reduction, as well as melt water becoming on the ice passage.
Incidents as of March 4:
Fire departments of Federal Fire Service of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan went on alert 40 times. Including garbage extinguishing – 2, false alarms – 15, short circuit of wiring without burning – 4, meal burning – 2, cooperation with other services – 9. Firefighters of the republic eliminated 7 fires, including residential sector – 4. 1 person died. 1 person was injured. 4 people were saved.