The building of sports equipment rental centre burned down on early Sunday morning in a mountain complex STC “Mountain Air” in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
The information about fire was received by firefighters on January 11 at 03:18 Sakhalin time. The first fire brigade arrived at the place at 03:23, the fire was localized at 03:30, at 03:59 it is completely extinguished. The fire was extinguished by 16 firefighters and four pieces of equipment. No one was hurt. According to the rental centre staff, the fire destroyed not only the rented sports equipment, but also snowboards and skis that were put for storage by local residents and tourists coming to the island so that not to carry them all the time. Now they all require the rental centre owners to pay for damage. In addition, according to the STC staff, the cables of the cableway on the southern slope of the ski complex were cut off on the same night by unknown persons.
Author: Anna Dorozhkina