Civic activist andjournalist Ihor Lutsenko reports on his Facebookpage.
"Most of the roof on the Bazaar burned down last night.Firefighters were called right away, but they were unable toprevent extensive damage to the building. All Podol is covered withsmoke now. Since the roof was burned, the Library and Institute forRestoration have to be relocated immediately. Actually, this iswhat the developer badly needed ..." wrote Lutsenko.
The press service ofthe State Service for Emergency Situations reported that onFebruary 9, at 2:14 am in the Podol district, the building of theBazaar had a fire in the attic covering the area of 200 sq.m. Thefire has damaged structural elements of the roof. There are novictims. It is noted that the fire was extinguished at 07:30 a.m..Cause of the fire and the damage are beinginvestigated.
The construction in the Bazaar is being conducted despite thecourt ban. Since mid-January a drilling machine resumed itswork.
Defenders of the Bazaar spend days and nights there but cannotstop the workers.