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KHABAROVSK, November 20, 7:35 /ITAR-TASS/. A gusher of hot water with a temperature of about 70 degrees from a heat-supply pipeline here on Wednesday morning hit a one-storeyed house, in which 12 people live. There was no loss of life and noone was hurt, reported the press service of the Russian Ministry for Emergencies (RME) center for Khabarovsk Territory.
Acording to RME data, the heat-supply pipeline burst, cutting the suplly of heating and hot water to 243 residential buildings, eleven medical institutions, three kindergartens, and three schools.
The stricken house is located at a distance of 15 metres from the pipeline. Hot water was flowing onto the roof of the house for a while. The damaged pipeline with a diameter of 700 mm was cut off quickly. Nevertheless, ceilingplater collapsed in the flats.
A heat-suply mains damage control team (15 workers and eight units of machinery) are busy conducting repair operations which are to be completed on Wednesday evening.
Air temperature, which was zero in Khabarovsk at night, is expected to rise to one degree above zero on Wednesday afternoon. By the end of November, according to weather forecasts, nightly air temperatures in the city may plunge to 23 degrees below zero.