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 Fire in Odesa camp: 13-year-old Maksym Tykhonchuk saved 15 children, - member of Odesa city council. PHOTOS

13-year-old Maksym Tykhonchuk saved 15 children from the burning building in Viktoria children's camp fire on Sept. 15.

This was announced by Odesa city council member Oleksandr Ivanytskyi on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"Maksym Tykhonchuk,13 years old. The boy who saved children from five rooms in Viktoria camp. It's 15 children's lives!!!! Those children were sleeping and not suspecting anything.

"On Monday he just went to school, with his arms burned... A modest, strong, kind MAN, whose parents and the entire country might be proud of him!!!

"Maksym Tykhonchuk and Katia Noi - these children are our Gold Reserves!!!" Ivanytskyi wrote.

See more: Schoolgirl Kateryna Noi saved eight younger children from fire in Viktoria camp in Odesa, - city council member Ivanytskyi. PHOTO

Fire in Odesa camp: 13-year-old Maksym Tykhonchuk saved 15 children, - member of Odesa city council 01

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. The director and the fire safety manager of the camp were indicted and detained.



 
 
 
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