The total area of fire amounted to 375 square meters. From a nearby building were evacuated five people.
In the fire no one was hurt. Currently, firefighters continue fire fighting.
The fire was temporarily closed to traffic the section between the streets and the Avot, Aleksandra čaka.
The house where the fire started, for many years was abandoned.
The Director of the Department of property of Riga city Council Oleg Burov has informed Agency LETA, that two years ago the house on Lacplesa street, 85 were classified as category "B", and its owners applied for increased property taxes.
The building is jointly owned by four individuals and one legal entity. Immediately after the disaster the fire Department will ask the owners to bring the object to the right. If this is not done, the decision on its compulsory enforcement order.