In Dzerzhinsk have eliminated the consequences of a fire at a chemical plant

© Freeze-frame video ochevidnoye on NGOs. in Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod regionIn Dzerzhinsk have eliminated the consequences of a fire at a chemical plant©- Stop-frame video of an eyewitness

The consequences of a fire at the chemical plant «karbokhim» in Dzerzhinsk eliminated, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of EMERCOM in Nizhny Novgorod region.

The message on accident at the plant «karbokhim» arrived on Wednesday at 10.23. According to preliminary information, on the territory of the enterprise there was a spill of a solvent on an area of 300 square meters with a subsequent fire. As a result of ignition of chemicals, one person was killed, another was injured. In 11.38, the fire was localized on an area of 800 square meters.

«At 12.40 was eliminated open burning, 13 hours eliminated the effects of fire. On-site, emergency workers, the reasons of the incident,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to the acting head of the Main Department of EMERCOM in the Nizhny Novgorod region Valery Sinkova, given the potential danger of fire at the chemical plant, at the initial stage on the «Carbohim» was «the most involved people and technology – on a scene worked more than 70 people and 20 pieces of equipment».

«We are working with the owner of the company and deal with all the technological processes that could provoke the explosion and subsequent fire. The company has delivered capacity with the solvent, there may dosed in smaller packaging. Thus, this technological process is associated with the transfusion of liquid from one container to another,» said Sinkov reporters about the possible cause of the fire.

He added that one container of solvent is completely burned, second burned almost 90%.

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