Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Russia has offered to Ukraine to help in extinguishing the fire at the tank farm

Russia has offered to Ukraine to help in extinguishing the fire at the tank farm

Of Korrespondent.net, Today, 15:17
Russia has offered to Ukraine to help in extinguishing the fire at the tank farm
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Ambulances are not far from the epicenter of the fire at the tank farm in Vasilkov

The Emergency Situations Ministry expressed readiness "to provide any assistance, including providing experts, special equipment and technology."

Russian Emergency Situations Ministry has offered assistance to Ukraine in extinguishingthe fire at the tank farm near Kiev , told reporters on Tuesday, the press service department.
"Russian Emergency Situations Ministry sent an official letter to the SG emergency Ukraine, which expresses condolences over death of firefighters and offers its assistance in the elimination of a major fire, occurred at the oil terminal near Kiev. We have great experience and special equipment, as well as methods of extinguishing such fires "- said the ministry spokesman.
Currently, as noted, siuatsionny Support Center and decision-making Research Institute Fire Defense MES of Russia held the necessary calculations on the use of special equipment designed for extinguishing large fires, attraction of forces and means, as well as to model this situation.
"EMERCOM of Russia is ready to render any assistance, including providing experts, special equipment and technology", - concluded the press service of the Emergencies Ministry.
Recall, a fire at the tank farm began in the evening on Monday, 8 of June. This morning, the burning oil depot near Kiev,  there was a series of explosions. Later, the Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said that  in the area of the fire near Kiev  is another base oil - the company KLO.
The Interior Ministry among the causes of the fire are called technical, because of the work with oil. At the same time, the head of the National Security Council, one version is a diversion. He also said a serious danger because of the proximity of the border military unit with fire fighting arsenal.
The police say that, according to preliminary data, one person was killed and 14 injured in a fire.
The press service GosChS reported that the spread of fire in the forests near the fire at the tank farm near Kiev stopped.
The Source: RIA Novosti

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