The risk of an explosion at the tank farm currently no, But could potentially happen, said the head of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations (SSES) Nicholas Chechetkin at a press conference on the fire place.
From Monday evening at approximately 30 km from Kiev is burning oil depot, Tuesday morning there was thundering explosions. Fire covered the 17 reservoirs, according to the final data SSES, fire left to put out five tanks. As a result of the fire, four people were killed and 12 were injured, several criminal cases.
"now a bomb Threat, But has the potential to be everything. You see, what is there to say definitively impossible. But the situation is completely under control, that somewhere in the 13 hours was the sound, It was excess pressure from one of the tanks when We put out ", - quotes Chechetkina the channel's website.
according to his statement rescuers used two fire tank in the process of putting the tank farm." We attracted one firefighter tank, which worked specifically within the base, and another firefighter tank that is currently on-site fire brigade. It's two tanks, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine ", - said the head of the SSES.