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Oil depot on fire in Russian St Petersburg

Sunday, 3 September 2023, 11:50
Oil depot on fire in Russian St Petersburg

On Sunday, 3 September, a big fire broke out at an oil depot in Krasnogvardeysky District, St Petersburg, Russia.

Source: Ostorozhno, novosti (Careful, News); Readovka

Details: Local residents reported that they heard sounds of explosions at the Ruchii (Streamlets) oil depot, located near the railway station.


The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations claimed that a fuel tank was the source of the fire.

A smoke column is visible above the city.

Eyewitnesses reported that gas cylinders and fuel were allegedly stored at the place of the fire.

There is no information about casualties.

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