University library burned in Semey
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In Semey, more than 50 firefighters extinguished the fire in the building of the university, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Department for Emergency Situations of the East Kazakhstan region.
"The fire engulfed one of the premises of the facility, built in 1987, three-story. More than 50 firefighters quickly arrived at the scene, 14 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing. The fire was located in the library. 4 teams of the gas and smoke protection service worked. An uninterrupted supply of extinguishing agents was ensured. At 08:05 the fire was preliminarily localized on the area of 150 square meters," the Emergencies Department informed.
The cause of the fire will be established by the specialists of the Research Testing Fire Laboratory of the Emergency Department of the East Kazakhstan region.
There are no casualties or injuries. At the time of the fire, there was no one in the building, the press service added.