In the Nikolaev area in ten months of it 1237 fires were registered. From them 714 - came in regions of area and 523 - in the city of Nikolaev. About it reports the Center of promotion of GU Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Nikolaev area.
The loss of property put with fires, made 13 million 740 thousand hryvnias.
The greatest number of fires occurred in Oktyabrsky district - 104, Nikolaevsk - 72, Berezansk - 46, the Bashtansky area - 40.
In area in housing sector there were 981 fires with losses for total amount of 3 million 341,3 thousand UAH
The most common causes of emergence of fires: careless handling of fire - 797 fires, violation of the rules of fire safety at electric equipment operation - 231 fire, violation of the rules of fire safety at operation of furnaces and heatgenerating installations - 44 fires, childish pranks with fire - 20 fires, an arson - 95 fires, other reasons - 50 fires.
Fighters of the Ministry of Emergency Situations since the beginning of 2009 on fires rescued 91 persons.
As for death of people, a state for November 6, 2009 in the Nikolaev area 66 people were lost, from them 52 - were lost in areas and 14 - in Nikolaev. Fortunately, among victims there are no children.
Due to the sharp cold snap the sharp growth of number of fires in housing sector therefore the Ministry of Emergency Situations warns is predicted: "Adhere to fire safety regulations, and you keep the life and life of the relatives! ".