In the upper building of the "Lenta" hypermarket on the embankment of the Obvod Canal in St. Petersburg, the roof completely collapsed. "It completely collapsed throughout the building," Interfax told the press service of the Main Directorate of Russia's EMERCOM for St. Petersburg. According to preliminary information, there were no casualties – the staff and all visitors were evacuated.
The surface of the roof collapse was 3200 square meters, reports TASS at the fire station. At the same time there is no risk of spreading fire – a combustible hypermarket is located in a separate building.
The fire report in a hypermarket on the waterfront of the Obvodni Channel was received by the Ministry of Emergencies on 10 November at 08:30. There were no visitors at that time. It was reported that 12 units of equipment and 54 employees were involved in the removal of fire.