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September 29, 2021, 07:08
Municipal economy complex of the city of Moscow
Today skyscrapers are an integral part of the city, so it is important to ensure their fire safety.
Large-scale tactical exercises to extinguish a fire in a high-rise building will be held in the capital on September 29, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for housing and communal services and landscaping. Peter Biryukov.
“During the exercise, the capital’s firefighters and rescuers will work out actions in the event of a fire in a high-rise building, including the prompt evacuation of people. Today high-rise buildings are an integral part of a modern metropolis, therefore, special attention is paid to ensuring their fire safety, ”he said.
According to the tactical plan, from eyewitnesses, system 112 received an application for a fire on the 54th floor of the building under construction in the Moscow City complex. It may contain builders.
“Rescuers will install tank trucks at the water source, lay trunk lines to motor pumps, from which they will run lines to extinguish the fire at a height of 226 meters. Eight motor pumps (one weighs about 300 kilograms) will be installed every 10 floors to supply extinguishing liquid to the fire, ”added the deputy mayor.
The exercise will be attended by 30 employees of the Moscow Fire and Rescue Center, who will have at their disposal seven units of special equipment, including the Colonel Chernyshev multipurpose fire and rescue ship. “The exercise will allow once again to work out the algorithm of actions in case of emergencies, to develop new methods of response and to test new equipment in practice,” concluded Pyotr Biryukov.
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