St. Petersburg, 3 January. Eyewitnesses captured the moment the flame was ejected from under the sidewalk on Sadovaya Street in the center of St. Petersburg.
The footage shows, that bursts of flame burst from under the concrete slabs right under the feet of the family with the child. Passers-by managed to quickly react to the incident. No casualties reported.
Experts found out, that the cause of the incident was a short circuit. The defect has already been eliminated, said a source to FAN in the administration of the Central District of St. Petersburg. Lenenergo stressed, that there is no open fire, the scene of the accident does not pose a danger to pedestrians. The incident did not lead to a power outage.
Author: Elena Ivanova