As reported, the fire occurred in an office space on building's first floor at 2:48 a.m.
At 3:28 a.m., the fire being put out, an explosion of unknown origin rocked the spot leading to the collapse of a concrete slab between the 1st and 2nd floors, injuring one person (the National Police officer) who was hospitalized with moderate severity injuries.
At 5:40 a.m., a dead woman (born in 1927) was found among the debris.
At 5:18 a.m., the fire has been taken under control while firemen continued to extinguish it and remove the wreckage.
Five people are reported to have been rescued from the third floor: two adults and a child. Two more children reportedly poisoned by combustion products were taken to Okhmatdyt children's hospital, while the policeman was taken to Kyiv regional hospital with various severity injuries.
Photos: State Emergency Service