Oil storage tank exploded in Yamal


Photo: RIA Novosti

14.02.11.Vzryv reservoir oil volume 5000 cubic meters occurred on Monday in the district of Novy Urengoi in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District (Yamal), there were no injuries, the press service of the regional emergency department.


"At 14.55 (12.55 MSK) to the central fire communications Novy Urengoi, it was reported that in the area Korotchaevo explosion tank with oil volume 5000 cubic meters. The tank belongs to a private company "Firma MAX", RIA Novosti reported.

The explosion caused a fire occurred. After a few minutes to place emergency firefighters arrived.

"At the moment of the explosion in the tank is 4.5 tons of oil. Was declared the third high number of fire extinguishing. To place a call contains all the units and the settlement area Korotchaevo Urengoy. Dead and injured is not "- said MOE.

At the headquarters of the Russian Emergencies Ministry is working YaNAO operational headquarters.

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