The Odessa firefighters have no the equipment, allowing to evacuate the people living higher than 9-го of a floor.
The head of department reported about it is observant - preventive activity of GU Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine in Odessa region Orest Fok during meeting of the Odessa regional council.
He emphasized that at the current equipment of fire services to rescue people who are higher than 9-го a floor, it is almost impossible. "We have no equipment to remove people, there are no ladders which would get higher than 9-го a floor", - the head of department of GU Ministry of Emergency Situations declared.
According to him, at present 91% fire-prevention inzhenerno - technical means which are in multystoried buildings of area, are disabled.
Arrest Fok appealed to deputies of a regional council to accept the Program of fire-prevention protection of multystoried buildings for 2008-2010.
The regional council approved the appropriate regional Program which provides allocation of 45 million 630 thousand UAH from budgets of the cities of regional value and regional budgets in three stages during session: in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
The program provides stage-by-stage repair and servicing of fire protection systems of houses of high number of storeys, and also the organization and equipment of classes for population training in fire safety regulations.
Funds have to be allocated for the program till 2010, thus both rayadminstration, and the area "have to consider the financial opportunities" cities at assignment for this Program. Financing from the budget of Odessa region isn't provided by the program.