In Zaporozhye there was a fire at the plant on processing of rubber. About it reports a press-the centre of the state service for emergency situations.
The number “101” called August 19 at 3:08 and told about the fire at the South street highway Voznesenovskaya district. On a scene rescuers established that at the enterprise for processing of rubber burned tires in the area of 600 sq. m.
“The complexity of suppression consisted in the fact that because of the heavy workload the tires and their locations along with other dangerous objects at the enterprise there was a threat of explosion of two tanks of flammable liquid 10 tons each, vessels with a gas that is emitted during the reprocessing, and storage, where the stored oxygen tanks and propane”, – stated in the message of Antimonopoly.
It is noted that the fire was extinguished 54 of the rescuer, using 16 pieces of equipment; also to eliminate fire joined the headquarters of the fire and the operational group under the leadership of Deputy head of the SES in Zaporizhia region.
The fire was extinguished simultaneously in several directions. The main task was to cool the tank of flammable liquid and gas, and the composition of the hazardous tanks, which at any moment could explode, and to prevent the spread of fire over a large area. In addition, the firefighters organized a foam attack on the Republic rubber tires.
The explosion of the tank was prevented. At 3:30 rescuers have localized the fire, and at 4:00 fully liquidated.
As a result of a fire nobody has suffered. The causes of the fire are established. On this fact under investigation.
We will remind, earlier in Ivano-Frankivsk 40 rescuers extinguished the fire at the warehouses.