Two firefighters in Russia, are being criticized after they were caught taking selfies while a building was engulfed in flames.
By the time the fire was extinguished, 17 people had d
ied and another 55 were injured.
30-year-old Ilya Bykov and 28-year-old Rostislav Krylov, were called to the scene of the fire, but were too busy taking selfies as two police officers and two other emergency workers were seriously injured by the blaze.
The fire department said that they were informed about the photos and will take disciplinary action.
If it turns out that the actions of these two firefighters put lives at risk, the fire department will press charges against them.