The head of civil service on emergency situations of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin said that the evacuation of local citizens at a distance of 2 kilometers from the scene of a fire at the oil depot in the Kiev region.
"Began the temporary resettlement of Residents from the two-kilometer zone from the border of the fire. In case of need will be carried out the resettlement of people from ten mile zone. Currently started a fire localization. For capacity of personnel and equipment involved rescuers from Zhytomyr, Cherkasy, Chernihiv regions, which currently are monitoring the situation. The main efforts are focused on preventing the spread of fire in the direction of a military unit that is located 50 metres from the boundary of the fire, " said Chechetkin, quoted by the press service of the SSES.
He also said that the situation is completely under control, a clear danger To human life no. However, there is a likelihood of recurrence of explosions.
The fire at the oil depot "BRSM-oil" in the village Cracki Kiev region erupted on the evening of the first day of the week. It was claimed that as a result of fire 1 citizen died, five were damaged. On Tuesday morning, rescuers said about the explosion. As stated before the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, the fire alarmed the national guard. It was explained that in the area of fire is another oil base KLO. Prosecuted under the criminal code.