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 Fire continues at the oil depot near Kyiv

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Oil depot of BRSM-Nafta company near Kyiv continues burning.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the State Emergency Service press office.

According to the Service, one of the 900-cubic-meter reservoirs continues to burn; oil has been pumped from two reservoirs to a KLO oil facility container.

"The total of 2,000 cubic meters of oil has been pumped over," the message reads. The fuel burning is being watched and controlled.

The State Emergency Service's Department for civil emergency organization Mykhailo Maiurov announced that there still existed a threat of another self ignition of the reservoirs at the tank facility.

Read more: Oil depot near Kyiv is still on fire

The oil depot caught fire in the evening of June 8. As of now, five people were killed and 15 wounded (10 of them are being treated in hospitals). The containers burned for almost three days, after what on Saturday morning the fire resumed after a container depressurized, fuel leaked, and fire caught another reservoir nearby. A threat of containers explosion still existed.

 
 
 
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