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Two oil product storage facilities on fire in Russian city of Bryansk - media

Monday, 25 April 2022, 10:49


In the Russian city of Bryansk, two oil products storage facilities are on fire; the fire at the oil depot in the Fokinsky district has been contained, according to Russian media.

Source: Interfax


Details: A fire was reported last night at an oil depot in the Fokinsky district. As of 9:20 am, the fire had been contained within an area of ​​1,500 square metres, an informed source told Interfax.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, no one was injured at the Transneft Bryansk-Druzhba base.

A source told Interfax that two oil storage facilities were on fire in Bryansk, including a diesel fuel tank on the territory of the oil complex on Snizhetsky Val. There, the fire engulfed a tank of 10,000 cubic metres.

Some websites have also reported that a railway in Bryansk was damaged and a train derailed, but there is information that the railway was damaged a few days ago due to the erosion of an embankment.