EMERCOM of Russia has offered assistance in extinguishing the fire at the oil depot near Kiev, said the press service of the Ministry.
"The Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation has sent an official letter to the leadership of the TOS of emergencies of Ukraine, expressing condolences for the deaths of firefighters and offers his assistance in the destruction of a large fire at the oil depot in the district of Kiev. We have a lot of experience and special equipment, as well as methods of extinguishing such fires, "said Commissioner of the Ministry, RIA" Novosti ".
now the situational center support and decision-making research Institute for Fire protection of EMERCOM of Russia carried out the necessary calculations on the use of special equipment, designed to extinguish major fires, attraction of personnel and equipment, as well as the modeling of this situation." EMERCOM of Russia is ready to provide any assistance, as well as among them to provide expertise, special equipment and machinery ", - concluded the press service of the emergencies Ministry. We emphasize that a firefighter has until now failed to extinguish Fire at a tank farm in Kyiv oblast. Now Employees of gschs trying to prevent the fire from spreading to an adjacent tank farm, which is located at a distance of about 100 meters, and Also resist fire in the surrounding forest. 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. Because of the fire alarmed fighters of the Ukrainian national guard. According to the summary data, already kindled all 17 fuel tanks. In addition, in the area of fire was another base, and gas. Ukrainian media say that technology is sorely lacking, and no one fights fire, for fire to come close to you. 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.