Yesterday's explosion at the pyrotechnics warehouse of the Piro-Ross company in Sergiev Posad, near Moscow, caused the arrest of the company's technical director.
According to a message posted on the telegram channel of the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee for the Moscow Region, searches have already been carried out at the offices of the Piro-Ross company, from where documents important for the investigation were seized. The interrogations of the employees of the company were carried out. As a result of these actions, it was decided to detain the technical director of Piro-Ross.
Relevant services continue to work at the scene. To determine the exact causes of what happened, dozens of examinations were appointed, more than thirty people were interviewed.
According to the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee for the Moscow Region, at the moment more than 60 people were injured in the explosion, one woman died, and nine more people are missing.
On the fact of the incident, a criminal case was initiated under Article 217. Criminal Code of the Russian Federation "on violation of industrial safety requirements for hazardous production facilities".
Piro-Ross was founded in 1994. Its main line of business is the development and production of starting electromechanical equipment, pyrotechnics and garments.