Rescuers sixth day unable to put out the blazing oil tanks at approximately 30 kilometers from Kiev, although yesterday the State emergency service of Ukraine reported that open fire anymore.
the fire at the oil depot "BRSM-oil" in the village Cracki Vasilkovsky district erupted on the evening of the first day of the week - lit fuel tank with a capacity of 650 tons. On Tuesday morning, the thundering explosions of the tanks. Within a few days rescuers waited, stewing, we spent a foam attack, recognizing that we must wait until the burn out all the oil. From the beginning, the fire covered all 17 tanks, However, on the fifth day of extinguishing the head of gschs of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin said Rescuers finally managed to eliminate all the flames.
In the morning on the first day weekend Ukrainian media said that the fire at the oil depot near Kiev resumed. Later, rescuers said depressurization of one of the tanks. According to them there was a leak and a Fire of fuel, because it caught fire near capacity.
later, the head of the SSES Nicholas Chechetkin said that on the first day of the weekend burned one container with a volume of 900 cubic meters and the land around it. He noted that the danger of the transition of the fire from the burning oil depot on a military unit and adjacent tank farm there, but the Danger of explosions is maintained. Along with this Chechetkin said that the service will not extinguish the fire, as long as risk indicators of life down to a secure level. He added that there is Still some unexploded tanks except the one that is burning.
Also Chechetkin assured that to extinguish a fire in the reserve rescuers have 20 tons of special foam, which are in continuous use required to last around 20 hours. However, as long as the rescuers didn't serve due to the high risk of bomb threats. Another 8 tons of foam provided Firm KLO, storage of fuel which is placed near the burning tank farm. But the Company BRSM-nafta, the vault which is illuminated, the foam was not provided, although it should.
"in case of similar incidents they (companies selling gasoline and diesel fuel - ed.) must be reservoirs. The pond was here within the youth Union, And the foam is delivered here in case of fire and emergencies