18 February 2016, Thursday, 18:39

Due to pipeline depressurization rescuers closed a part of "Orenburg-Ufa" highway


UFA, 18 February 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. In Oktyabrsky district of Orenburg region a pipeline depressurization occurred. Because of this, movement of vehicles on the section of the road P-240 "Orenburg — Ufa" from the 55th to 67th kilometer is closed. It is reported by the regional Ministry for Emergency.

Representatives of regional ecological laboratory service and hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring centre arrived at the scene of the pipeline depressurization. In area of closing the "Orenburg-Ufa" highway two traffic police posts are located. Currently, there is a jet fire there.

According to the latest information, there are no injured people or fatalities, there is no threat to human settlements. The regional office of the Ministry for Emergency asks everyone to remain calm and refrain from any action.