The fire at the refinery Bashneft in Ufa killed five people. About it reported in a press-service of the regional Department of the Investigative Committee.
The Ministry said that the message about the fire in the branch “Bashneft-Neftekhim” arrived on the night of 16 July. The fire was extinguished, but after that, the emergency was discovered the bodies of two employees. Three people were hospitalized, they died on the way to the hospital. How many more people were injured, is unknown.
Currently installs all the circumstances of the incident. SK started podsledstvennyh check.
The official representative of the press service of “Bashneft” Rustam Taimasov, in turn, has informed “RIA Novosti” that the cause of the fire was depressurization of the device of air cooling and the subsequent explosion vasoprotective mixture. According to him, the explosion occurred vasoprotective mixture followed by ignition.