It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Ministry of Emergencies in St. Petersburg.
“The fire occurred on the ship Pyotr Tchaikovsky on the Salt Pier of Oktyabrskaya Embankment in St. Petersburg. According to preliminary data, the mechanic of the ship died, ”the department said.
According to the Ministry of Emergencies, as a result of the fire, 240 passengers and 80 crew members were evacuated. The fire area was 13 square meters. m. To date, the fire has been eliminated.
The cause of the fire is established.
Earlier, EMERCOM employees eliminated a fire on a ship in the Nizhny Novgorod Region on an area of 600 sq.m.