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15 August, Saturday

Ufa   °


Fire occurred at oil refinery production site in Ufa


UFA, 16 April 2019. /Bashinform News Agency, Gulfiya Akulova/ translated by Tatiana Aksyutina/.

Tonight in Ufa, a fire occurred at the production site of PJSOC Bashneft-UNPZ in Ordzhonikidzevsky district.

According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations RB, at the time of the arrival of the first fire and rescue unit, tar burning was observed in the dumping area. Four foam machines GPS-600, two master stream nozzles, PPP-38 for supply of GPS-600 “Purga-5” were deployed for extinguishing.

There were no victims and injured.

At 4 a.m. the burning was localized. The fire area was 140 square meters.

“The ignition of petroleum products at the Bashneft-UNPZ production site was promptly eliminated. No casualties were reported. The fire did not affect the main production processes, as well as the environmental situation. A commission has been set up at the enterprise to investigate the causes of the incident”, PJSOC Bashneft-UNPZ representatives commented on the incident.

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