Five people killed in fire in Zaporizhia hostel last night, - State Emergency Service

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In early hours of Oct. 2, a fire erupted in a two-floor building where a hostel is located in Zaporizhia. Five people were killed in the accident.

Censor.NET reports citing the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

"In Zaporizhia, at 36 Zhukovskoho Str., at 2:26 a.m., a fire erupted on the second floor of a two-floor hostel building of 200 sq.m. At 4:15 a.m. the fire was extinguished on the area of 100 sq. m. Bodies of four victims were found on the site.

"The State Emergency Service units rescued five persons, one of them a child born in 2009, who have been taken to a hospital. One person died in the hospital.

"15 units of equipment and 52 persons were involved in the rescue operation. The reason of the fire is being established," the agency said.

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