In the Belgian port of Antwerp there was a fire at warehouse with chemicals

© AFP 2018 / Virginie LefourПожарные in Belgium. archival photoIn the Belgian port of Antwerp there was a fire at warehouse with chemicals© AFP 2018 / Virginie Lefour

The port of Antwerp was evacuated on Sunday morning by a terrible fire that engulfed a port warehouse filled with Nickel sulfide, told broadcaster RTL.

According to her, evacuated all the vessels and businesses in a radius of 1.8 kilometers from the zone of fire, on which there is a thick cloud of toxic smoke. He is a danger to humans.

For this reason, the authorities called on the population of the nearby residential areas not to open the Windows of the houses, and motorists — not to use the ventilation system.

Extinguish warehouse area of 6 thousand square meters is conducted by several dozen fire brigades.

On the causes of the fire and no injuries reported.

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