In Dnipropetrovsk region on the route Dnieper – Kobeliaky – Reshetylivka from a tanker leaked about 3-4 tons of nitric acid. About it reports a press-service of the regional state service for emergency situations.
Rescuers were called today at 16:09 and was told that outside the village Ivanivka on the road P-52 from a tanker with a capacity of 35 tons follows an unknown substance.
It turned out that a tanker carrying 24 tons of nitric acid, and the leak occurred in the first compartment of the tank, where it was 8 tons of the substance. The driver was pumped from the damaged compartment is empty in about 4 tons of nitric acid.
Approximately 3-4 tons of acid drained on the area of 40-45 square meters.
It is reported that fire-rescue units are working to neutralize the nitric acid. On the site there are 35 people, they use 7 pieces of equipment. In particular, from the regional SES – 28 people and 5 vehicles.
Recall that about a year ago on CHP in the White Church the accident occurred, which resulted from tank spilled a ton of sulfuric acid.