In connection with carrying out of exercises on working out of interaction of forces and means at occurrence of incidents on an ice passage with the participation of vehicles, on January 26 the work of two ice passages will be suspended:
- on the Volga River between the settlements of Staroe Arakchino (Kazan) and Upper Uslon from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM;
- on the river Kama between the settlements of Pokrovskoe and Krasny Klyuch (Yelabuga Municipal District) from 13:30 PM to 15:00 PM.
The working trip to Tatarstan of the Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergency Situations and Liquidation of Consequences of Natural Disasters, Vladlen Aksyonov was dedicated to checking the readiness of units of the Headquarters of EMERCOM of Russia for RT, their staffing and technical equipment within the preparation and holding of the World Football Championship matches in Kazan. In addition, the Deputy Minister of EMERCOM of Russia conducted interviews with the personnel of the units.
The fire occurred on January 8 in the deep night. Only thanks to his vigilant neighbor, the culprit of the fire, who fell asleep on the couch with a burning cigarette, remained alive. As recalls 74-year-old Haydar Zaynullin, at night his wife felt the smell of smoke and immediately woke him up. Then she called a fire brigade.
Incidents as of January 24:
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 – 0, false alarms – 10, short circuit of wiring without burning – 1, meal burning – 1, cooperation with other services – 8. Firefighters of the republic eliminated 6 fires: private houses – 1, apartment houses – 1, vehicles – 1, garages – 1, saunas – 1, others – 1.