In Saratov the village where the accident occurred, will establish a fire protection post

© Photo : courtesy of MOE Russia in the Saratov region are working to eliminate the consequences of the burst of the oil pipeline. January 19, 2018In Saratov the village where the accident occurred, will establish a fire protection post© photo : courtesy of the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia

— Post the fire brigade decided to organize in the village, Krasnoarmeyskiy, Saratov region, whose streets poured burning oil after an accident on the main oil pipeline, said on Saturday the press-service of administration of Engels district.

«The Governor of the Saratov region Valery Radaev has set the task to organize the village Krasnoarmeyskaya permanent job post fire protection. The joint efforts of the district authorities, the regional government and the regional GUMCHS question will be solved», — stated in the message.

The press service noted that a new post will be provided with specialized equipment and organized duty of five employees.

Thursday on the main oil pipeline company «Transneft» Kuibyshev-Tihoretsk near the village of krasnoarmeyskoye is made of oil and fire. The fire is extinguished. According to Rosprirodnadzor, the area of the oil spill amounted to two thousand square meters, output of oil amounted to about two thousand cubic meters.

Affected 10 houses, two of which were completely burned, no injuries. Local authorities plan before March 1, pay compensation to the victims. One family, the authorities plan to move into a new apartment until 3 February. In «Transneft» the preliminary cause of the accident on the oil pipeline called the defect of the weld. The spilled oil is already collected, and contaminated soil was removed. To complete the repair of the pipeline is scheduled for 18.00 GMT Sunday.