Almost all the equipment from a military airfield in Vasylkiv near the burning tank farm near Kiev evacuated, said the press officer of air forces of VSU Roman Orchila.
"At this time, Almost All the property was taken to a safe area," said Orchila. According to him, military equipment is not damaged, reports RIA " Novosti ".
He also said that the two tanks that are closer to the airfield, already extinguished, it became safer for the military unit, where the aerodrome is located. Orchila added that on the trip to the airfield I mowed grass, dug ditches." Everything is done to prevent the spread of fire to a military airfield. From the military received no damage, " - said the press officer. We emphasize that a firefighter has until now failed to likvidirovati in a tank farm in Kyiv oblast. Now Employees of gschs trying to prevent the fire from spreading to an adjacent tank farm, which is located at a distance of about 100 meters, and Also resist fire in the surrounding forest. Occurred instituted two criminal cases, one of which under part 2 of article 273 of the criminal code of Ukraine (violation of safety rules in explosive factories or explosive plants). From the outset, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, the likely cause of the fire called a technical error when working with petroleum products. But later the head adviser of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Zoryan Shkiriak said that the fire could occur as a result of arson or violation of rules of storage of petroleum products.