In Kazan 4 persons suffered in a result of a fire at a gunpowder factory. The fire occurred at 8.30 am in the shop for the processing of cellulose.
As reported in the Ministry of health of Tatarstan 2 people are in serious condition in intensive care Republican clinical hospital. The condition of two other injured doctors assessed as moderate.
About the fire in the building for processing cellulose powder plant workers reported in 112 at 8.30 am. The cause of fire is ignition of the solvent, which is acetone. The alarm was raised by all emergency services. By the time of arrival of firefighters the fire out of the shop spread to the roof. The plant quickly spread barely visible gray smoke.
Immediately became aware of the 3 victims. Two women and one man. The victims have burns of the face, hands and upper respiratory tract. All the victims were rushed to the burn unit of RCH. The condition of two doctors estimate as heavy.
About 9.40 the fire started analysis of the roof in order to localize the fire. About what was happening at that moment at the gates of the company on the walkie-talkie to the staff of the operational headquarters of the emergencies Ministry. In a time when firefighters were on the roof, there was another release of acetone. A firefighter sustained blunt abdominal trauma, but to help rescue the medic had about 10 minutes to wait for permission to enter the territory of the defense enterprise.
The injured firefighter was taken to city hospital 12. His condition doctors assessed as medium-heavy. About 11 a.m. the fire was extinguished. According to preliminary information the total area of fire was about 80 square meters.
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