During the recent week (February 22–28) the units of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine performed interventions to prevent emergencies, ensured rapid response to accidents and consequence relief, fire-fighting, and other rescue activities.
Since the beginning of the week there were 1 148 events reported that were responded to by the SES units with intervention to the sites. As a result of these interventions, there were 79 persons saved.
There were 890 fires extinguished, 26 persons were rescued from fire, and fire was prevented from spreading to 390 houses and 35 vehicles. 57 persons died from fires. Estimated loss from fire is about 4 million 657 thousand UAH.
During the week, the pyrotechnic units of the SES of Ukraine have had 84 interventions. During the interventions, there were detected, extracted and disposed of 629 pieces of explosive ordnance.
10 persons died on water sites during the recent week.