17 January 2011, Monday, 10:19

Rustem Khamitov: “Emergency situations have to be removed more operatively”

author: news agency "Bashinform"

On January 17 the President RB Rustem Khamitov has given the instructions in connection with the emergency situations, occurred in Iglinsky and Blagoveshensky regions.

Thus, the gas-distribution station near the village IGLINO has been breakdown at night on January 16. As a result, the gas feed to the central boiler of the settlement was stopped. More than 2000 local objects were left without gas. The maintenance crew has liquidated the damage.

Rustem Khamitov ordered to solve the problem with the 24-hour guarding of such objects, since any emergency situation here might have catastrophic after-effects.

Another accident has occurred on January 16 in the town of Blagoveshensk, where the leakage of the coolant in the gas main has taken place. The maintenance crews were removing the damages during nine hours. As a result of the accident the majority of living houses and objects in the town with the population more than 34 thousand people were left heatless for a long period of time. The President of Bashkiria demanded to equip the housing and communal services RB with the thermal imagers for more operative search of leakages, the public affairs service of the President RB reported.