7239 fire accidents happened in Azerbaijan this year - PHOTO

7239 fire accidents happened in Azerbaijan this year   - <span style="color: red;">PHOTO
# 15 December 2012 12:15 (UTC +04:00)

29 of them have been extinguished after multiple calls, the others prevented quickly,” said Minister of Emergency Situations, Colonel General Kemaleddin Heydarov at the event on the 7th anniversary of the establishment of the ministry.

According to him, on average 21 fire accidents were recorded per day and one was rescued from fire every eight days.

Heydarov said that the number of people rescued from fire was 9 persons less compared with the relevant period of last year, totally 136 000 sq m area, 119 equipment, 234 facilities and 606 head of cattle were rescued from fire.

27 people were injured in fires in the reporting year.

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