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Portable warming centre installed on highway near Penza

13:09 | 07.02.2017 | Society

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Penza, 7 February 2017. PenzaNews. A portable warming centre was installed by workers of the main EMERCOM department in the Penza region on the federal highway M5 "Ural" at the intersection with the highway "Saratov - Nizhny Novgorod" due to sharp decrease of the air temperature.

Portable warming centre installed on highway near Penza

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The works were held on the night of Tuesday, February 7.

The warming centre includes a tent equipped with hot air blowers. There is a dining room here where one can have a warm tea and charge the phone.

The centre can accommodate up to 20 people at once.

A cross-country vehicle, an accident rescue vehicle, snowmobiles and a quad bike are placed nearby ready to be used. Rescuers keep control over the situation.

As it was reported by the press service of the main EMERCOM department in the Penza region, governing bodies and high-readiness forces were brought into the regime of "increased readiness".

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