The State service for emergency situations of Ukraine announced depressurization of one of the tanks at the tank farm near Kiev, noting that there was a leak and a fire of fuel, and then burned two tanks.
"at eleven. 50 (same as GMT) on 13 June there was a depressurization capacity of 900 cubic meters, for the reason that there was a fuel leak with subsequent burning and torch burning nearby tank with a volume of 900 cubic meters ", - is informed in the report, RIA " Novosti ".
currently undergoing an intensive cooling of one tank of fuel and filling sand of places oil spill. In fire fighting involved 24 members of staff SSES and cheyer tankers. At eleven. 20 (same as IIC) held foam attack on the destroyed tank, from which the evaporation of diesel fuel, also created a foam cushion at the point of the spill. Before the restoration of the fire in the Morning on the first day weekend Ukrainian media reported. The first time the fire at the oil depot "BRSM-oil" broke out on the evening of the first day of the week. On Tuesday morning, rescuers said about the explosion. The result is burning all 17 fuel tanks. On the last working day of the week the Head of civil service on emergency situations of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin has stated that the elimination of fires completed. However, later in gschs of Ukraine stated that one of the tanks lit up again. On the last working day of the week the security Service of Ukraine opened a criminal case under the criminal code according to section of the criminal code "Ecocide" in fact fire at the oil depot. According to the Ministry of health of Ukraine, the number of received damage as a result of the fire was 20 people, five of them lost their lives. The head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov stated that the losses from the effects of a fire at the oil depot in the Vasilkovsky district, Kiev region amount to more than 1 billion hryvnia (about us $ 48 million). According to Avakov, the police tied "actual head" tank farms.