The Hypermarket "Pita" caught fire in St. Petersburg. Videos with scorching buildings on Saturday, November 10, are published on the spb_today Instagram account.
As reported by TASS at St Petersburg headquarters, Emergency Situations Department, the fire area in the building located on the Obvodny Canal embankment, building 118, building 7, has reached 4.8 thousand square meters. "He was assigned the third difficulty level," – clarified in the department.
It should be noted that 800 people were evacuated from hypermarkets.
According to preliminary data, damage to electrical equipment under the roof of a shopping center can cause fires.