The decrease in temperature encourages citizens to more actively use heating means to heat their homes: electric heaters, stoves, gas appliances and more. At the same time, in the autumn-winter period, the statistics of fires in the housing sector increases many times, which is often caused by people ignoring the rules of fire safety. The consequences of such negligence can be very tragic.
October 21, Mykola Ilchenko, Deputy Head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, is on a working visit to Luhansk Region. He awarded firefighters who took part in the elimination of large-scale fires in the region during September 30 - October 8. The Deputy Head of the State Emergency Service thanked the soldiers for their hard work, presented them with awards and special ranks.
To ensure an adequate level of fire safety and to prevent emergencies during the preparation and holding of local elections to be held in Ukraine this Sunday, specialists of the Rescue Service throughout the country are inspecting the sites where polling stations will operate.