The specialists of " Group 2 may released the results of its investigation of the causes of fire, the dynamics of the spread of fire and smoke and causes of death of people in the trade Union House in Odessa, the media says.
Biochemist Vladislav Balinese in the end, their research concluded that the fire began with a fire in the main entrance hall, where supporters of the anti-Maidan folded the improvised barricade of items, which were wooden pallets, boards, furniture, and flammable liquids - gasoline in cans, in the tank of the generator and harvested in the bottles with Molotov cocktails, reports the newspaper " Duma ". As the flame propagation in the combustion Process involved all fresh and fresh amounts of combustible materials. Inside the building there was a persistent strong air draft. The lobby and main staircase turned into a very large fireplace, besides the role of the "blower" was carried out by the front door, and the "chimney" steel stairwells and hallways of the upper floors, where they were open and broken Windows. The process went out of control, fire zone, began to expand rapidly. It was the citizens who stood near the Windows, staircases and previously felt relatively safe. They suffered burns in fear and began to jump out, says Biochemist." An outbreak of gases evolved during heating of linseed oil and paint on the walls of the staircases. It was a tremendous fire and instant smoke, the temperature on the stairs reached 600 degrees. Chances to survive on the stairs and adjacent areas has not Occurred at anybody, " says the specialist. As told by the doctor-toxicologist Vladimir Sargsyan, the bodies of people exposed to high temperatures were in the characteristic pose of a boxer ". Citizens on the 5th floor was in a completely smoke-filled room. Then there was discovered fifteen of the bodies from the respiratory tract burns and poisoning by products of combustion." To stop the fire at the 2nd stage of the fire Occurred. Pro-Ukrainian forces active participants for 40 minutes, starting at 19. 58, the Windows smoky rooms on the second and 3rd floors of the front has Been evacuated dozens of people. Fire crews began the destruction of the fire 20. 16, 1st They launched sleeve 20. 30. By that time, in practice, all combustible materials in the area of the fire was already burning, and the lesions were quickly contained and eradicated, " the "Duma" the conclusion of experts. Balinese also published its own report, with photo and video, in your own LJ. Remember, may 2, in Odessa in the process of confrontation with football fans and the radicals of the Right sector* " the federalization had to hide in the House of trade Unions. Then Ukrainian nationalists set fire to the building, and those who tried to escape from the fire, fired, and finished off with sticks and stones. According to the interior Ministry of Ukraine in the end of the riots cost the lives of 48 people.
* Organization about which the court has adopted an enforceable conclusion About the destruction of, or prohibiting activities on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"