The area around the burning Kiev tank farm surrounded by about five hundred employees of the National guard of Ukraine, said the head adviser of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko.
"The task of the National guard to seal off the Area around the crash site in order to prevent the entrance or approach of the locals or just onlookers. In the process another possible explosions shards have the opportunity to fly a few hundred meters. For this reason, the Task is to prevent damage civilians, "- said Gerashchenko in the comments of the Ukrainian TV channel " 112 ".
according to him, the place of the accident there are about five hundred employees of the national guard, reports RIA " Novosti ". Before Tuesday it was claimed that almost all the equipment from a military airfield in Vasylkiv near the burning tank farm near Kiev evacuated. EMERCOM of Russia has offered assistance in extinguishing the fire at the oil depot near Kiev. We emphasize that a firefighter has until now failed to extinguish Fire at 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. The fire at the oil depot "BRSM-oil" in the village Cracki Kiev region erupted on the evening of the first day of the week. On Tuesday morning, rescuers said about the explosion. Because of the fire alarmed fighters of the Ukrainian national guard. According to the summary data, already kindled all 17 fuel tanks. In addition, in the area of fire was another base, and gas. Ukrainian media say that technology is sorely lacking, and no one fights fire, for fire to come close to you. On the given fact criminal case under the criminal code according to section 2 of article 273 of the criminal code of Ukraine (violation of safety rules in explosive factories or workshops in explosion). From the outset, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine reported that the probable cause of the fire called a technical error when working with petroleum products. 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. Arrived in the area of emergency the Secretary of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that burning the oil depot was under investigation, and the real volume of petroleum products unknown. In addition, it was claimed that under the threat of fire was located near the tank farm, the airstrip, the Ministry of defense of Ukraine.