The cause of the fire in a multi-storey residential building in Korolyov, which killed two people, could be arson. This version was voiced by the prosecutor’s office of the Moscow region.
“According to preliminary information, arson could have been the cause of the fire,” the ministry said in a statement.
It’s been reported that the prosecutor of the city of Korolev Andrei Nekhoroshev personally works at the scene, and a fire-technical examination has been appointed to establish the cause of the fire.
Recall that on Sunday, June 25 at 21:13 Moscow time, an apartment on the 14th floor of a 25-storey building on Pionerskaya Street in the city of Korolev caught fire. Rescuers evacuated 10 people. According to eyewitnesses, two people jumped out of the window from a great height to escape the fire.
Later, the fire was localized on an area of 40 square meters. Two people died , including an employee of the fire and rescue unit No. 80 in the city of Korolev.