At 11.24 AM on January 9, 2018 there was received report about poisoning of a family of 4 persons from monoxide gas in Kazan. Ambulance workers hospitalized a man born in 1975 and a woman born in 1986, in the City Clinical Hospital No. 7 in Kazan; a girl born in 2010, a boy born in 2017 in the Children's Republican Clinical Hospital of the city of Kazan. The preliminary cause of the accident is a malfunction of the gas column hood. Experts say, that ventilation checking is necessary at least once a year.
The Government of the Russian Federation has approved changes in the Rules of firefighting regime, obliging owners of land plots regularly clean up trash and mow the grass. It is forbidden to burn grass and to raise fires near the road and railways. It is also forbidden to smoke outside specially equipped places for persons who are near the straw and on bread lands during the harvesting of cereals. Such measures will increase the level of protection of agricultural lands, roadside strips of roads, drainage lanes and security zones of railways from fires, the decree says.
This was announced today by the Chief State Inspector of the Republic of Tatarstan for fire supervision, Colonel of Internal Service, Sergey Sergeev, during a briefing in the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan, during which festive activities were summarized. The leaders of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the RT, as well as the heads of Ministries of Education and Science, Youth and Sports, representatives of the City Executive Committee of Kazan reported about the held festive events and providing safety at them.
Incidents as of January 8:
Fire departments of Federal Fire Service of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan went on alert 45 times. Including garbage extinguishing – 2, false alarms – 20, short circuit of wiring without burning – 2, meal burning – 2, cooperation with other services – 8, others – 1. Firefighters of the republic eliminated 7 fires: private houses – 2, garden houses – 1, saunas – 3, other buildings and constructions – 1. 1 person was saved.