In Vladikavkaz when fighting plant firefighter died

© Photo : MOE Rosieposie on the elektrotsink plant in Vladikavkaz,In Vladikavkaz when fighting plant firefighter died© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia

The commander of the Department of firefighting and rescue unit killed in the fire at the factory «Electrozinc» in Vladikavkaz, the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

«In the course of exploration of the premises of the enterprise killed the commander of the Department of firefighting and rescue part №1 Alexander Ermakov. Two other firefighters Stepanovski and Chabakauri — received various injuries,» — said the press service.

They noted that one victim was a firefighter sent to a medical facility for examination.

Earlier, the emergencies Ministry reported about the increase in the area of the fire at the plant up to 1 thousand square meters.

The fire at the plant broke out on Sunday night, initially its area was estimated at 500 square meters. Later, the MOE reported about the localization of fire on the area of 650 square meters. As a result of fire one person was lost, three have suffered.

OJSC «Electrozinc» is one of the leading enterprises of nonferrous metallurgy of Russia, the largest industrial enterprise of the Republic of North Ossetia – Alania. The plant area is 70,2 ha. The factory is located in the North-Eastern part of Vladikavkaz.

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