A fire at a gas station in Novosibirsk injured 21 people

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A fire at a gas station in Novosibirsk injured 21 people
A fire at a gas station in Novosibirsk injured 21 people
14 June 2021, 20:09IncidentsPhoto: 54.mchs.gov.ru
Today, June 14, a gas station "Evrogaz" caught fire in Novosibirsk. As a result of the incident, 21 people were injured, including two firefighters and one child.

Information about the fire came at 18:03 local time. To organize extinguishing, two main lines were laid at a distance of 150 m and 200 meters. At 19:59 the fire was localized, there is no threat of fire spread. 90 people and 25 pieces of equipment are working at the scene, according to the website of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Novosibirsk region.

According to RIA Novosti, the area of fire was 1.2 thousand square meters. During the fire, containers and fuel cylinders exploded. As TASS adds, the truck and one car with fuel burned down. Previously, the fire started due to the release of gas during the unloading of the gas carrier. On the fact of the incident, a criminal case was initiated under Part 2 of Art. 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation ("Performance of work or provision of services that do not meet safety requirements").

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