TASS, November 10th. The fire occurred on the roof of the Lenta hypermarket in St. Petersburg, Tass was informed in the city department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation.
"A fire occurs on the roof of the Lenta supermarket on the Obvodny Canal," the department said.
The fire area in the hypermarket is almost 5 thousand square meters. meters It is extinguished by 12 units of equipment and 54 people of the Emergencies Ministry personnel.
"The fire area is 4.8 thousand square meters. The third rank of difficulty is assigned to it – added to the Emergency Situations Ministry. 800 people left the building.
The ministry also said that the building of the hypermarket, in which the fire takes place, is a separate one, there is no threat of spreading fire to neighboring objects.
"Fire [происходит] in a separate building, there is no threat of moving the fire, "said the press service of the Department.