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31 Jan. 2019 / 10:34

Three people in Leova district die following house fire

Three people in the village of Tomai (Leova), including a child, died this night after a fire broke out in their home, Radio Moldova reports.

"The 112 service call was registered at 02:55. There were two intervention vehicles on site. The fire burned the material goods inside, but also the roof of the dwelling. Also, rescuers and firemen found the bodies of three persons: a 78-year-old man, a 46-year-old woman, and a 11-year-old boy", said the press officer of the General Inspectorate for Emergencies (IGSU), Liliana Puşcaşu.

Specialists from the Anti-Fire Experimental Laboratory went on the spot to investigate the situation. The cause and circumstances of the fire are to be determined later.

According to IGSU data, 168 fires occurred in Moldova since the beginning of the year. 29 people including a minor died.  

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