In the workshop of Uralvagonzavod, the fire occurred

© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate in foobarcontroller MOE. Archival photoIn the workshop of Uralvagonzavod, the fire occurred© RIA Novosti / Igor Eucandidate the image Bank

Paint shop caught fire Sunday evening at a defense plant «Uralvagonzavod» in Nizhny Tagil in the Sverdlovsk region. This was reported RIA Novosti a source in the emergency services of the region.

The fire area was about 150 square meters. Fight the fire, as reported in the Siberian regional emergency center, led 40 people and nine units of equipment.

According to preliminary data, the fire started in the spray booth at 20:20 GMT it was localized, and then eliminated. There were no injuries.

The shop was evacuated 50 people. As the source noted, the CHP plant is not affected. Danger to people in the enterprise there.

Uralvagonzavod — the largest Russian company tank engineering, as well as the developer and manufacturer of various types of freight cars, gondola cars, cargo trucks, tanks.