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), said at a Cabinet meeting the interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.
"The fire - more than a billion hryvnia," - he said, reports RIA " Novosti ". The head of the security service of Ukraine (SBU) Valentyn Nalyvaychenko said that the tank farm near Kiev and several other, similar, owned by former Minister of energy of Ukraine Eduard Stavytskyi ".
According to Nalyvaychenko, the owners of the tank farms in the court shall be obliged to compensate the harm to the victims." It is very important that the perpetrators indemnified harm in court and the families who received the damage and the dead, " he added. Chapter SSES Nicholas Chechetkin, reporting on the situation around the tank farm, appealed To the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy. Yatsenyuk with a petition to decide the issue in respect of the disposal of 3 thousand Tons of fuel and lubricants from the site." The only obstacle to completing the destruction of the emergency, the incident at the tank farm is an outstanding issue regarding the selection of factories and organizations for the withdrawal, removal and disposal of fuels and lubricants from the site. According to our information, there are about 3 thousand Tons ", - said the Head of the SSES. Before the last working day of the week Avakov stated that the police had busted the "actual head" tank farm in Kyiv oblast, where there was a massive Fire. According to the Ministry of health of Ukraine, the number of received damage as a result of a fire at the oil depot in the Kiev region has increased To 20 people, five of them lost his life. Before 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 on burning for five days, a tank farm in Kyiv oblast completed. Prior to this it was stated that the lifeguards put out one of the three burning tanks on a tank farm in Kyiv oblast, now recorded a slight burning 2 more tanks. Before that, the Ukrainian media reported that the Fire at the oil depot near Kiev has expanded again - they burn for two and four of the tank. On Wednesday, the Head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that the firemen involved in the destruction of the fire at the oil depot in the Kiev region, will be strengthened with special fire tanks. The mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko reported that the level of air pollution in Kiev because of a fire at the oil depot exceeded the maximum permissible limits, in the city introduced a number of restrictions. Before this, at the scene of the fire at the oil depot near Kiev found the bodies of three firefighters. So, the death toll rose To five. 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. Kindled all 17 fuel tanks. By Monday evening, the overwhelming number of them turned out to put out.