“A criminal case has been instituted on this fact, provided for in part 3 of article 109 of the Criminal Code of Russia (Causing death by negligence. - RT ),” the statement said on the website of the department.

Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said that a possible cause of an emergency could be a short circuit in the wiring.

On the night of Monday, September 16, there was a fire in a residential building on Gusarova Street in Krasnoyarsk. As a result of the incident, eight people, including four children, were killed.