09 August 2012, Thursday, 18:15

A gasoline tank truck burned during fuel flowing over in Ufa

author: Olga Murtazina

In Ordzhonikidzevsky district of Ufa a fire occurred on the illegal parking place in the Jubileinaya Street where basically old machinery was located. Fuel ignited during flowing from the reservoir to the gasoline tank truck. The flame was extinguished by 27 firemen and 5 special vehicles. The 27-year-old driver of the gasoline tank truck received burns of face, hands and legs. There are no other casualties. The tank and vehicle GAS-53 were badly damaged by fire. The Ufa department of supervisory activity conducts an invstigation concerning the fire. The origin of the tank, fuel availability in it and other circumstances of the accident should be found out.

themes: accidents