Ukrainian rescue workers are preparing For another night of fighting fires - a Fire at the oil depot near Kiev, which is trying to extinguish more than one day, you get to win, at the highest estimates, only after another 12 hours.
The fire at the oil depot in the village Cracki 30 kilometres South of the Ukrainian capital, the result of which, according to the final data of the Ministry of internal Affairs, lost his life five people stew from Monday evening. In a two-kilometer area of said evacuation. In the afternoon the head of the state service for emergency situations Nikolay Chechetkin said that fire's gonna take about a day. Later the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov expressed the hope that for 12 hours fire problem will be solved.
A column of smoke in a few tens of meters can be seen on the outskirts of Kiev. When approaching human settlements adjacent To the site of an emergency, there is the acrid smell of burning. The area within a radius of 2 kilometers of cordoned off police and soldiers of the National guard.
for five hundred meters from the place of fire is a makeshift headquarters of under the open sky. There are Commissioners of the state service for emergency situations, Ministry of internal Affairs and other law enforcement agencies. All entrances blocked by the traffic police For the free passage of fire trucks and ambulances. For three hundred firefighters involved in extinguishing, working field kitchen, staffed ambulances ". By night they set up a big army tent, brought mattresses and drinking water.
Local residents told Last news that dawn could hear the explosions from the burning depot, and Later the Local authorities and the police went around the house and did offer to let them move to a safe place, at least until the evening. The population was sent to Kiev or other cities of their children, but the overwhelming majority did not even think to leave their homes - just stayed inside, tightly closed window. Issues with food and water isn't clear - the majority of the farms.
according to local state administration, the state of the atmosphere is normal, despite the emission of harmful substances, but heart disease, children and pregnant women, the authorities still do not advise to go out.