YEREVAN. – The fire at Malatia Mall in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, has been extinguished Sunday at 1:53pm. Armenian News-NEWS.am has learned this from the news service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
As reported earlier, the fire at Malatia Mall was contained Sunday at dawn.
As of 8:30am, 13 fire crews, two fire engines, an emergency response team, a special natural-gas service vehicle, and two trucks from the Regional Center for Armenian-Russian Humanitarian Response were involved in the firefighting.
On Saturday at 3:47pm, the 911 emergency hotline received a call informing that a fire had broken out at Malatia Mall.
The seven people injured in the fire were taken to hospitals, where they received medical treatment and were discharged.
Late in the evening, Emergency Situations Minister Feliks Tsolakyan said 22 fire trucks were taking part in the firefighting there.
“There are 420 firefighters involved in the work, whose work I consider heroic,” he added. “When you look at the faces of the firefighters coming out of the fire, you will realize what this is all about.”