Odesa city council used 11 million hryvnia for additional work in Viktoria camp, including automated fire alarm system

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The Capital Construction Department (CCD) of the Odesa City Council in the summer of 2016 used 11.08 million hryvnia ($443,000) for additional works on reconstruction of Viktoria children's camp, including installation of the automatic fire alarm system.

This information is included in State Procurement Bulletin, Censor.NET reports citing Nashi Hroshi.

The agreement on additional works in Viktoria that "resulted from force majeure and were necessary to finish the project" was signed on June 10, 2016 between CCD and Yuh-Ukrstroi private company.

The additional works arose in relation to installation of an automated fire alarm system, lighting and power supply systems, construction works, etc.

Yuh-Ukrstroi won a tender to conduct a reconstruction of the camp worth 22,220,000 hryvnia in July 2015. The company had no certificate issued by the State Emergency Service to conduct fire protection measures.

Odesa police initiated a criminal investigation into Viktoria reconstruction back in May 2016 based on some fake documents, but never proceeded into the case.

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Earlier, three girls aged 8, 9, and 12 were reported dead in the fire that destroyed a building in Viktoria children's camp in Odesa. The bodies of two girls were found at the fire site, the third girl was announced missing. Some remains were later located at the fire site that might belong to the third girl, 12-year-old Snizhana.

The fire at Viktoria camp in Odesa erupted at 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 15. 150 children were staying in the camp, 42 of them in the building that caught fire. Major violations in fire alarm and extinguishing systems were revealed in the facility, despite significant investments in its refurbishing in 2016. The investigation into the tragedy that led to death of three children has been initiated, involving officials and firms.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n455714