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Christmas is one of the most important Christian holidays. During the Christmas services, dozens and hundreds of believers gather in temples and churches. During the ceremonies, open fire of candles is used, the premises are decorated with fir branches. In such conditions, the slightest spark can turn into a big fire. For the holiday to pass without incident, employees of the State Fire Supervision of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia visit all religious institutions in advance.

On the eve of the holiday, all places for holding religious events were taken under the special control of the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia.

In total, more than 10.6 thousand places of mass Christmas events are registered. Preventive work has been organized by the employees of the state fire supervision.

Specialists of the emergency department checked the presence and efficiency of the fire alarm, the condition of the primary fire extinguishing equipment. Particular attention is paid to free access to emergency exits. Also, interviews and briefings were held with the staff of religious institutions.

In addition, on a festive night, shifts will be organized on the territory of the temples.

Recall that in total, the forces and means of the Russian Emergencies Ministry were involved in ensuring security during the New Year and Christmas holidays, consisting of more than 86 thousand people and about 17 thousand pieces of equipment.

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