The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan continues its activities in the direction of the implementation of its duties, including the protection of the population and territories from natural and man-made emergency situations.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs told APA that on the basis of the calls received on the "112" hotline of the Ministry, the relevant agencies of the Ministry conducted 15 fire escapes and 3 emergency rescue operations in the past day.

As a result of the emergency measures taken, the fires were quickly extinguished and people's lives were saved.

In total, 3 people, including 1 minor, were rescued by the forces of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and 12 residents of the building were evacuated to a safe area during the fire.