Students and staff of the university were evacuated
The Rectorate of the Medical Institute in Pleven caught fire today. The library and about 800 square meters of the roof burned down, according to the initial data of the management of the higher school.
The fire broke out around noon while workers were carrying out repairs. The university was evacuated. No one was injured.
All firefighting teams were mobilized.
“It is still early for a version of what led to the fire,” said Prof. Dr. Dobromir Dimitrov, rector of the university, quoted by BTA.
“The signal was given at 12:45 by an employee of the university, who noticed smoke from the roof of the central building of the Rectorate 1. The fire lasted about an hour and ten minutes, there was only material damage, all employees were evacuated,” he said. the rector.