3 thousand 408 fires occurred in Kyrgyzstan for the first nine months of 2014. In comparison, 2 thousand 944 fires were registered for the same period 2013, according to a board session of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
The damage losses amounted to more than 262 million som in 2014. The fires killed 59 people, including three children; and injured 42 people, including 6 children.
50% of fires fall at the residential sector in line with the statistics. This year, 1,876 fires were registered there. The rate increased by 25.7%.
Furthermore, 16 fires occurred at new construction facilities. The losses totaled 833 thousand som. 732 fires more occurred at open areas. The losses amounted to 4 million 800 thousand som.
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