Posted 14 декабря 2022, 06:58

Published 14 декабря 2022, 06:58

Modified 24 декабря 2022, 22:38

Updated 24 декабря 2022, 22:38

15 thousand people were left without heat due to an accident in Bratsk

14 декабря 2022, 06:58
A utility accident in Bratsk, Irkutsk region, led to a shutdown of heat supply in 83 buildings, 14 of which are social institutions. 14.7 thousand people remain without heat, including 4.5 thousand children. In the city -26 degrees.

Among social institutions disconnected from heat supply are schools and kindergartens. On December 14, 39 children went to duty groups, the rest remain at home. School classes have been cancelled.

- The situation turned out to be difficult - the couple has only now become smaller. They opened the thermal chamber, reached the pipes. The place of the rupture has been determined, and repair work will be carried out on the network. A meeting with the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Irkutsk region was held in the videoconferencing mode from the accident site. Last night and this morning I spoke with Governor Igor Ivanovich Kobzev. He is fully aware of what is happening, - said the mayor of Bratsk Sergey Serebrennikov.

He added that houses in the Central District fell under the restriction of heat supply.

The Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region reported an emergency shutdown of heat supply and hot water supply in Bratsk the night before. According to the employees of public utilities, the reason for this is poor-quality construction, which is why the heat supply pipe has rotted. Local authorities promised to eliminate the accident by 11 am local time (6 am Moscow time).

Recall that five thousand residents of the Nizhny Novgorod region were left without electricity yesterday. The day before, the number of subscribers disconnected from electricity was 17,000. The reason is also a utility accident.