LOSS OF THE PRECIOUPrint

Our museums exhibition dedicated to remembrance of supermarkets Maxima, at Priedaines street 20s roof collapse reminds about biggest tragedy in Latvias recent history, and one of biggest tragedies in Europe, connected with constructions failure. When roof around 1,500 sq.m.collapsed, killing 54 people, including 3 firefighters and injuring dozens more.  493 firefighters and rescuers carried out the rescue work for four days, 25 emergency medical service brigades assisted the victims and they family’s.  as well as 309 Riga Municipal Police officers with 60 specialised vehicles and dozens of National Armed Forces military personnel.

Let us not forget the lost, let us live and work, so that common sense wins and such misfortune never hits us!