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ULAN-UDE, September 1 (Itar-Tass) — Fifty-two tourists, including 12 children, were saved from a fire that fully destroyed a hotel in a small resort village of Arshan, the Republic of Buryatia.
No deaths were reported.
There is no information about the whereabouts of a 63-year-old woman. The search is underway, the republic’s emergencies department told Itar-Tass.
All people were accommodated in neighbouring hotels.
Neglect of fire safety is named as a preliminary version of the fire in a two-storey wooden hotel owned by a firm from Irkutsk. The building was heated with electric convectors.