"That there is a fire, the Ministry of Emergency Situations confirmed <…>. There is also confirmation that these are reservoirs. All services left for the place", - TASS reports the message of the regional Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.
The department indicated that the message about the fire was received by the rescuers at about 2 o'clock Moscow time.
According to Interfax, citing an informed source, two storage facilities are on fire at the oil depot.
"Early in the morning, a tank with diesel fuel caught fire on the territory of the oil complex on Snezhetsky Val. The fire engulfed the tank with a volume of 10 thousand cubic meters", - says the source of the agency.
According to rescuers, the evacuation of the population in the Bryansk region, where the oil depot caught fire, will not be required. There are no victims due to the fire, as well as threats to residential buildings, the concentration of harmful substances in the atmosphere is not exceeded.
Currently, the entrances to the object are blocked by traffic police patrols. A cordon has been set up on the street. According to Rossiya 24, the second object that caught fire was a diesel fuel depot in a military unit.