“Termodom” press service comments on Sputnik City fire
Penza, 21 October 2015. PenzaNews. The press service of construction company “Termodom” has issued a comment on the fire that took place in the afternoon of Wednesday, October 21, in Sputnik City, a standalone suburb on the edge of Penza city.
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“The insulation material in the expansion joint between two sections of the apartment building No. 38 (Svetlaya street, 11) caught fire at 14.45, due to violation of fire safety rules during welding procedures undertaken by a subcontractor,” says the message the company’s press service provided to PenzaNews agency.
According to it, the frontal part of the building took minimal damages, and the external walling panels successfully withstood the fire.
“The only elements damaged are certain parts of the front design that will be replaced in an emergency order. All staff of our holding and subcontractor organizations will undergo additional fire safety rules training,” the press release stresses.
“The fire brigades were very efficient and extinguished the fire in less than an hour, with no damages to the walls, the roof-based boiler room or the flats. We apologize to the residents of the apartment buildings for the inconveniences caused by the incident,” the message adds.