The Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan calls residents to be attentive when heating the house. Home heating equipment (central heating, portable and stationary heaters and fireplaces) is one of the most frequent causes of fires in residential buildings during cold months. The main causes of fires at this time are faulty heating systems, placing of heating devices too close to flammable objects and defects of construction and installation of heating devices.
Today in Yelabuga District in the settlement of Pokrovskoe, an ice passage over the river Kama on the route 'the settlement of Pokrovsky — the village of Krasny Kluch, Nizhnekamsk District has been opened. Inspectors carried out ice measurements, checked all available normative and technical documentation and the availability of rescue means and gave permission to open it. The distance of the route is 680 meters, its width is 40 meters. The ice thickness at the moment is 25 cm. Traffic of vehicles weighing up to 2.5 tons is allowed. The journey shortens the route to the city of Nizhnekamsk for 90 km.
Incidents as of January 10:
Fire departments of Federal Fire Service of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for the Republic of Tatarstan went on alert 33 times. Including garbage extinguishing – 2, false alarms – 11, short circuit of wiring without burning – 3, meal burning – 4, cooperation with other services – 10. Firefighters of the republic eliminated 3 fires: private houses – 1, saunas – 1, buildings being constructed – 1.