SK named the main version of the fire on the icebreaker «Viktor Chernomyrdin»

© Photo : the North-Western investigatory management on transport SK Hidaka Viktor Chernomyrdin at the Admiralty shipyards in St. Petersburg after the fireSK named the main version of the fire on the icebreaker «Viktor Chernomyrdin»© Photo : North-Western investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation

The fire on the icebreaker «Viktor Chernomyrdin» in St. Petersburg began to observe safety rules during construction works, have informed in Severo-the Western investigatory management on transport SK.

Criminal case is brought, the investigation is ongoing.

The fire became known the day before at 19:00. Burned the third and fourth decks built diesel-electric icebreaker. The area was 300 square meters. To localize the fire managed in 21:10, after another hour it is fully eliminated.

Suffered two. One of them — the employee of the contractor — was taken to hospital with burns. His condition is estimated as heavy.

Due to an emergency on the ship burned cables, equipment and plating equipment room. The damage amounted to more than half a million rubles.

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