Ukraine's Emergency Service: 45 people killed in fires last week

12:20, 21 April 2020
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Over the period under review, 3,417 fires were put out by firefighters, the agency said.

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As many as 32 people were rescued amid the fires, while firefighters prevented 1,021 buildings and 24 pieces of equipment from being destroyed by fire.

Estimated losses from the fires are UAH 11.818 million, or nearly US$0.44 million.

The Emergency Service also reported that bomb disposal squads had 390 calls, during which more than 2,000 explosive remnants of war were discovered, seized and destroyed.

What is more, 11 drowning victims were reported during the week.

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