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6 Nov in the largest shopping center “Kosmos” of the city of Stavropol held a demonstration of fire-tactical exercises.

The purpose of these fire drills is to familiarize the personnel of the fire service with the object, study its characteristics, practicing coherence in the organization of fire extinguishing on objects with mass stay of people. The objects of this category involved forces and means at higher rank complexity of fire number three. In General involved all Stavropol fire and rescue the garrison, the total strength of more than 30 personnel and 10 units of main and special equipment.

According to the plan in the underground Parking lot of the Megacenter the ignition of the car. The guard, noticing the fire caused the automatic fire protection system, thanks to which the staff of the centre in a matter of minutes the visitors were evacuated outside to a safe area.

The first fire brigades arrived to the place of call within 4 minutes. After receiving the introductory information about the place of the fire, the units of gas and smoke protective service went inside the Megacenter, for reconnaissance and rescue those who couldn’t get out.

Megacenter “Space” with a total area of 62 000 square meters, and other similar objects, characterized by the presence of a large quantity of combustible materials. This factor automatically complicates the work of firefighters. Not less important condition is the location of this building in the most densely populated area of the city.

As a result of events fire-rescue units during the exercises with the tasks handled.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure will not be perfect.

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