“According to the results of the investigative actions carried out, the priority is the version of a short circuit due to improper operation of the building,” the UK noted.

Earlier it was reported that two people were killed and 12, including eight children, were hospitalized after a fire in a Moscow hotel.

The fire in the hotel "Vechny Zov Kozhukhovskaya" occurred on the night of May 4.

At the time of the emergency, there were 305 people in the building.

Investigative Committee opened a criminal case.