On the night of August 17 in Odesa, a fire broke out at the Tokyo Star Hotel, taking lives of eight people, 10 more people injured. This was reported by the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
“On August 17 at 01:34 a message was received to the SESU that a fire broke out at the Hotel Tokyo Star in Odesa Street. At 04:32 a fire was eliminated on an area of 1 000 square meters. Eight people were killed and 10 people were injured(seven of them were rescued by SESU units),” the message reads.
An operational group of the Main Directorate of the State Emergencies Service in Odesa Region operates on the site. 65 firefighters and 13 vehicles were involved in the firefighting.