MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
On December 21, in the largest shopping and entertainment center in the south of Russia in the city of Grozny, exercises were held to extinguish a fire of increased complexity. Practical training was aimed at increasing the level of combat readiness of the emergency services of Grozny and training the service personnel of the shopping and entertainment center in competent actions in the event of emergency situations.
According to legend, 5 cars caught fire on the territory of the underground parking. The sprinkler fire extinguishing system did not work. There was a threat of an explosion of a gas cylinder, damage to the ceiling and the spread of fire to the 1st floor. When trying to rush out of the smoke-filled zone, a collision of 2 cars occurred, the passengers were blocked.
The service staff organized the evacuation of people from the building. Units of the emergency services of the Chechen capital have worked out methods and methods of rescuing people, as well as tactical actions to extinguish the fire. The links of the gas and smoke protection service of the EMERCOM of Russia unblocked the “victims” from the cars. At the same time, work was carried out to eliminate the conditional fire. The forces and means of the emergency department were also focused on preventing the explosion of a gas cylinder and the spread of fire.
The exercises were attended by the forces and means of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Russian National Guard, the Center for Disaster Medicine, as well as volunteers from the ONF Youth. More than 90 people and 14 pieces of equipment.
Commentary: Rustam Arsanukaev, head of the UOPT and PASR of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in the Chechen Republic.
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