Three people were injured in the explosion and fire at the Moscow refinery, which is located in the Kapotnya district. About it reports Agency “Moscow”, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
“According to preliminary data, the explosion occurred installation for pumping kerosene, followed by an extensive fire. The supporting structures of the premises not damaged, broken Windows. As a result of incident three persons suffered”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
Arrived at the scene, emergency workers, but emergency assistance was not required, have informed in control Centre in crisis situations (tsuks) Metropolitan emergency Department. “Our departments checked the factory, the situation on the ground staff. Representatives of administration of the Moscow refinery said that the help of rescuers is not required, the plant’s employees cope on their own”, — he said.
The representative of the plant said to “Interfax”, the fire was extinguished by company employees themselves. According to him, it took seven minutes. The cause of the explosion was the depressurization of the compressor with the subsequent fire, said the source Agency in the emergency services.