On the burning of Kiev the oil depot is the Danger of explosions, but the probability of ignition nearby fire facilities are not available, said the Head of the state service for emergency situations (SSES) of Ukraine Mykola Chechetkin.
"currently, there is a Danger of explosion and transition of fire on the tanks that are very close to a reservoir, which burns. There is no Danger for fire to spread to the site of the tank farm and KLO on a military base, for this reason need to panic not, " writes the news Agency referring to the press service of the SSES. Chechetkin also said that quenched the fire source, which was due to the leakage of fuels and lubricants." currently being executed monitor the situation for further involvement of personnel and equipment to extinguish a burning tank. Carried out preparatory work on pumping of fuel from 2 tanks ", - said the Head of service. 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.