The fire at the oil depot near Kiev has increased, there is a new fire source, increased the size of the fire, the smoke sucked the entire horizon, Ukrainian media reports.
Across the railroad tracks lit up another tank, reports LB. Ua. However, the state service for emergency situations of Ukraine does not confirm the data of the Ukrainian mass media about the spread of the fire on Tuesday night at burning the second day a tank farm in Kyiv oblast.
"as long as information about the distribution of no, There is cooling to prevent displacement of the heating tanks on a nearby base, "said RIA" news " the chief a press-service of head Department gschs of Ukraine in the Kiev region Victoria Ruban. In her expressions, in the present time To extinguish the fire brought a special composition." There is a quenching process, a process that for an hour or two will not end, " - said Ruban. Before Tuesday the Mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko reported that the level of air pollution in Kiev because of a fire at the oil depot exceeded the maximum permissible limits, in the city introduced a number of restrictions. Prior to that, at the scene of the fire at the oil depot near Kiev found the bodies of three firefighters. First it was claimed that during the destruction of fire at the tank farm located in the village of Cracki Vasilkovsky district, Kiev region, a person died. The number of victims of the fire, rose To 2. prior To this, the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that the cause of the fire at the oil depot near Kiev 80-90% of production is negligence. 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. Kindled all 17 fuel tanks. By Monday evening, the overwhelming Number of them turned out to put out. 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 workshops in explosion). Secretary of Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that burning the oil depot was under investigation, and the real volume of petroleum products unknown.