Over 79,000 fires occurred in Ukraine since start of year - State Emergency Service

Over 79,000 fires occurred in Ukraine since start of year - State Emergency Service

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Over 79,000 fires have occurred in Ukraine since the beginning of 2017, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reports.

“Since the beginning of the year, over 79,000 fires have occurred in Ukraine, of which 27,000 have been dwelling fires. In particular, fire crews have been called to fires 120 times only over the past twenty-four hours,” reads a report.

According to the State Emergency Service, the main causes of fires and, consequently, the death of people were negligence of citizens and disregard for the basic fire safety rules in everyday life.

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