MOSCOW, September 14 (Itar-Tass) — One person is wounded and an old woman is entrapped under the debris of a residential house, which collapsed partially in the Yaroslavl Region, the press service of the regional emergency situation department reported on Friday.
The roof and some part of a two-storey brick house collapsed in the city Tutayev on Friday afternoon. “Some 41 people, including a child, were registered in the house. Nine people lived in the house wing that collapsed,” the press service said.
The wounded person got the medical aid, but refused from hospitalization as a result of the incident. “According to the preliminary reports, a woman, born in 1929, is entrapped under the debris,” the press service reported.
The temporary camp was provided for people, who remained homeless, at the holiday home.
The rescuers are working at the incident site, heavy machines are used.
The reasons for the house collapse are being investigated. The law enforcement agencies reported earlier that the gas blast could have triggered the house falling down.