As a result of an accident at thermal power station #1 in Penza, 471 apartment buildings were left without heating.
“According to preliminary data, 471 apartment building are located in the affected zone in Zavodskoy district of Penza. We work on restoring heat supply to the residents,” said senior assistant prosecutor of the region Svetlana Artamonova.
Artamonova clarified that the accident caused two breaks of the heat supplying water lines.
Emergency Service of Russia in the Penza region opened a “hot line” and called for residents to address with all the issues 24/7.
Earlier it was reported that after the explosion at the plant 86 buildings were cut off the heating and 68 were lacking hot water.