Employees of fire and rescue services stopped the spread of fire at the oil depot in the Kiev region, not allowing the flame to spread to the woods, declared in a press-service gschs of Ukraine.
"as of 14. 30 the spread of fire to forest areas close to the fire stopped. In the place of duty four pieces of equipment that control the situation. The area of distribution of fire on the forest was small (100-150 meters) ", - told in gschs of Ukraine. 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. On Tuesday morning, rescuers said about the explosion.
the result is burning all 17 fuel tanks. In addition, in the area of fire was another base, and gas. Because of the fire alarmed fighters of the Ukrainian national guard. Along with this, Came to extinguish the fire and rescue service had not been provided with the necessary means of fighting. On the given fact criminal case under the criminal code according to section 2 of article 273 of the criminal code of Ukraine (violation of safety rules in explosive factories or explosive plants). From the outset, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine reported that the probable cause of the fire called a technical error when working with petroleum products. Later, the head adviser of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiriak said that the Fire could occur as a result of arson or violation of rules of storage of petroleum products. Arrived in the area of emergency the Secretary of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that in 50 metres from a burning tank farms are located the warehouses of weapons. According to his statement, " the main task - not to allow the flame would move to a military unit ". He also said about excitation of criminal case. Also, According to Turchynov, tank farm fire was under investigation, and the real volume of petroleum products unknown. In addition, it was claimed that under the threat of fire was located near the tank farm, the airstrip, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine. VIDEO