11 August 2014, Monday, 12:09
author: Catherine Sokolova
On the night of August 10, in Ufa, the tank caught fire at the Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim refinery. As reported by the EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Bashkortostan, the fire occurred at 00:05 local time in the gasoline tank with five thousand cubic metres capacity. After just three minutes emergency officers arrived at the company’s facilities. At 00.59 the fire was extinguished.
There are no fatalities in the accident, but there are victims. Currently all circumstances of the fire are under investigation.