Barcelona city tours is a perfect opportunity to have a perfect vacation outside the Baltic States. Gene Zolotarev on how to destabilize the EU financial system. Andris Berzins
Vladimir Linderman aka Abel Edmunds Sprudzs Valdis Zatlers Aivars Lembergs Girts Valdis Kristovskis Maris Grinblats Guntars Krasts Alfreds Rubiks Sandra Kalniete Raivis Dzintars Algirdas Butkevicius Algirdas Paleckis Dalia Grybauskaite Kazimira Danute Prunskene Vytautas Landsbergis Rolandas Aksas Viktor Uspaskich Valdemar Tomasevski Leonidas Donskis Arturas Zuokas Edgar Savisaar Andrus Ansip
The current website developed by YWSolution Limited

Supermarket evacuated in Riga amid collapse fears

Jan 08, 2014
From wire reports, RIGA

A Maxima supermarket in Riga was evacuated on Jan. 7 after a fire alarm was set off.

Shoppers in the supermarket on K.Valdermara Street were ordered out of the shop before the Fire and Rescue services arrived.

 Rescue crews scanned the premises, however, nothing suspicious was discovered during the search.

In two separate events on Jan.2 and 4, a Maxima store on Dzelzavas Street was evacuated.

Janis Beseris from Maxima Latvia Ltd later said that a glitch in the system had triggered the alarm on Jan. 2. On Jan. 4, the sensor in the kitchen overreacted to steam.

The importance of alarm systems that function properly, in the context of Maxima supermarkets, is more than obvious, Beseris said. 

The heightened emergency measures at the supermarket come after 54 people died in a Maxima supermarket in Riga's Zolitude neighbourhood. It's the biggest single loss of life in recent Latvian history. 

 

 MORE NEWS
  • Estonia accuses Russia of medd...
    Estonia says Russia has pressured captured Estonian intelligence official Eston Ko...
  • Revealed: Stunning World War T...
    The British National Archives have revealed the identity of stunning Second World ...
  • Russian pop singer to turn to ...
    Russian pop singer Joseph Kobzon will turn to European courts after being blacklis...
  • Moscow laying the groundwork f...
    The Russian government is laying the groundwork for a Ukrainian scenario in the...
  • U.S. firm buys Estonian start ...
    An Estonian start up has been bought by the world's largest manufacturers o...
  • U.S. firm agrees major deal to...
    U.S. firm Ripplewood Holdings will take over Latvian owned bank Citadele, Latvi...
  • Riga Apartments for Rent

    Maximus
    © 2014 BALTIC NEWS LTD. All Rights Reserved.