Rescuers told about the fire at the oil depot in Ugra

© RIA Novosti / Press service of EMERCOM in KHMAO – Greferath in fotobanka at the tank farm in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district. 30 Oct 2018Rescuers told about the fire at the oil depot in Ugra© RIA Novosti / Press service of EMERCOM in KHMAO – Greferath the image Bank

The fire at the oil depot in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous area localized in an area of 300 square meters, told RIA Novosti the regional emergency Department.

«Two buildings — the metering of oil and administrative complex is damaged, but the fire’s extinguished,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

The day before at the tank farm in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district burned two tanks. The incident occurred two kilometers from Nizhnevartovsk. Fuel spilled on the area about thousand square metres. Injured three people, two of them in serious condition. One of them has operated. The cause of the fire was depressurization of one of the tanks. Later the fire spread to the oil metering unit and the building of administrative-household complex.

According to the MOE, the night in extinguishing the fire was attended by 123 persons and 36 units of special equipment.

 

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