Freight Train Derailed in Cherkasy Region. 11 Petroleum Cars Ignited Burning Down 25 Houses. PHOTO + VIDEO

According to preliminary data, as a result of derailment of 20 petrol cars there was an oil spill and ignition of 11 cars at the railway station Horodyshche at 06:35.

It is reported by Censor.NET, citing the press serviceof the State Emergency Service.

According to the report,the train consists of 35 cars.

"A call of all GarrisonFire and Rescue Service was announced in the Cherkassy region.Moreover, 5 fire and rescue stations were sent from the Kirovogradregion. A fire train was sent from the Myroniv part of the Odessarailway," the statement said.

Cooperation with theMinistry of Internal Affairs, the Ministry of Infrastructure andUkrzaliznytsia has been established to prevent the road transportand locals from approaching the station.

An Operational Group ofthe the Cherkasy region Emergency Service is working onsite.

Later the fire wascontained.

"The fire was containedat 9:50 a.m. The work on the final suppression of the firecontinues. The actions to eliminate the emergency are coordinatedby chairman of the State Service of Ukraine for EmergencySituations Serhii Bochkovskyi on-site," the report says.

Fire and rescue unitsuse foam for protection of buildings and otherstructures.

TV channel 112 Ukraineciting Chairman of Horodyshche District State Administration MykolaDudnyk reports that, as a result of the fire 25 houses near thesite burned down completely and 5 were partially damaged. "ThankGod, there are no dead or injured, 25 huts burned down completely,5 - partially," he said.






Photos from "Horodishche" group in Vkontakte social network

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p299138