The spread of fire in the oil depot fire near Kiev is stopped, residual fuel will continue to burn for a couple of hours, said the interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.
"The epicenter of the fire. Localized. Fade. Will burn a couple of hours, " wrote Avakov on his own Twitter.
Avakov stated before that the cause of the fire at the oil depot near Kiev 80-90% of production is negligence. On Tuesday evening, the Ukrainian media said that the Fire at the oil depot near Kiev, as if it has increased, you have a new source of fire, increased fire area. However, the rescuers, these data are not confirmed. 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. Before this, at the scene of the fire at the oil depot near Kiev found the bodies of three firefighters. So, the death toll rose to five. 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. Kindled all 17 fuel tanks. By Monday evening, the overwhelming number of them turned out to put out. 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.