Damage from fire at Ozon warehouse can be estimated at 10 billion rubles

Potential damage from a fire at the Ozon warehouse in the Istra district of the Moscow region

estimated at 10 billion rubles.According to the All-Russian Union of Insurers (VSS), the Ozon warehouse building was insured for 6 billion rubles, and the goods stored on it for 11 billion rubles. According to the representative of the ARIA, this incident is one of the largest losses recorded in recent times. Insurance companies have already begun assessing the damage and are working to fix the circumstances of the incident. According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire area reached 50,000 square meters, as a result of the fire, more than 1,000 people were evacuated from the building. The fire was caused by a safety violation. Ozon said it will compensate sellers for lost or missing items, and buyers will receive refunds for undelivered items.