Fire spreads in downtown Yerevan because of emergency service’s delay
May 06, 2012 | 17:34
YEREVAN. – A fire broke out in downtown Yerevan at 3.20 p.m. on
Sunday, neighbors told Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Emergency service workers came to the scene with 45- minute delay.
Neighbors called the emergency service several times and were informed
that a squad had already been sent.
One of the neighbors told Armenian News-NEWS.am that the ambulance had
arrived earlier to the scene then the firefighters. The neighbors also
informed that at first the fire was not serious and spread because of
the firemen’s delay. The causes of the fire are not known yet.
Earlier Armenian News-NEWS.am reported that, a fire broke out in
downtown Yerevan on Sunday as a result of which an elderly man died. 4
firefighting squads went to the scene. The rescuers brought the burned
corpse of a 75-year-old man out of the burning building. The man’s
identity is not known yet.