Near Kaliningrad localized the fire in a former factory

© Photo : Ministry of emergency situations of Russia across the Kaliningrad region the Fire in the shop for proizvodstvi paper products in the Factory lane in the town of Sovetsk. June 29, 2018Near Kaliningrad localized the fire in a former factory© Photo : Ministry of emergency situations of Russia across the Kaliningrad region

Emergency workers localized the fire on the territory of the former cellulose and paper plant (CDC) in the city of Sovetsk of the Kaliningrad region on the area more than 3 thousand square meters, told RIA Novosti head of the press service of the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the region Alexei Baranov.

Earlier it was reported that on the territory of the former CDC in Sovetsk there was a fire. To extinguish the first involved 15 units of special equipment, 40 people of staff. Then the grouping of forces and means was increased to 88 people, amount of equipment – up to 28 units. The fire area totaled nearly 3.5 thousand square meters, 315 square meters is the building, and about 3 thousand in the open area where the stockpiled waste.

To the place of fire was sent to the Ka-32 helicopter with water discharge device and a fire train. No information on casualties.

«Fire on the territory of the former CDC is localized, the Ka-32 helicopter, which was sent for fire, made 28 theft, employees continue to work, shed territory,» — said Baranov.

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