Flare combustion tank volume of 900 cubic metres of diesel fuel at the tank farm near Kiev self-destructed, said the Director of the Department of the civil protection of gschs of Ukraine Mykhailo Mallow.
"currently there are 12 pieces of different mechanisms 32 is placed in reserve. Flare combustion tank volume of 900 cubic metres of diesel fuel self-destructed. However, there is a Danger of re-ignition. So, within the tank farm, there has been little pockets of combustion from the bottom of the container 900 cubic meters of gasoline, where the fuel leak, " said Mallow, quoted by the website of the SSES.
He said that on the platform of the depot delivered 5 tons of sorbents and currently works for decontamination of soil from around the base of petroleum products. 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.