“Eight people died and ten people were injured in the fire (seven of them were rescued by units of the State Emergency Service),” the ministry’s press service said in a statement.

According to preliminary data, the fire occurred on the second floor of the hotel.

The fire area was 1000 square meters. m

Currently, the fire has been eliminated, rescuers are working on the spot.

In early July, URA.RU reported that 66 people were evacuated due to a fire in a residential building in Nizhnevartovsk.