Alexander Bastrykin puts under supervision the progress of investigation of a probe into death of people in a fire in a Ryazan hospital

The Ryazan Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia launched a probe into death of three people in a fire in Semashko Clinical Hospital under Part 3 of Article 109 of the Criminal Code of Russia (infliction of death by negligence).

According to investigation, today during the night a fire occurred in Semashko Clinical Hospital of Ryazan. As a result of the fire 3 persons died, 7 persons with signs of poisoning by combustion products and burns were hospitalized in a medical facility. At present officers of the investigative department are working on site of the incident, examining it and questioning witnesses and workers of the institution.

The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia Alexander Bastrykin requested a report on investigative actions that had been carried out. The progress of investigation is under the supervision of the Central Office of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

In terms of investigation of the probe investigators will check on a mandatory basis the timeliness of the evacuation measures, as well as the compliance of the fire safety level in the institution with the established standards. Investigation is considering different versions of causes of the fire. It will be possible to speak clearly about the reasons of the incident after a series of examinations, which will be appointed in the nearest future. 

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