Moscow. January 26. INTERFAX.RU – A fire at the Ufaorgsintez plant in Bashkiria, as a result of which a person died, was extinguished, the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Bashkiria reports.
« At 2:22 (0:22 Moscow time) the elimination of open combustion, complete elimination at 6:33 (4:33 Moscow time) », – the message says.
The fire of two containers with oil products on the territory of the Ufaorgsintez plant occurred on Monday at 17:20 Moscow time. The local internet portal ufa1.ru reports with reference to eyewitnesses that an explosion occurred at the plant. The fire was assigned the fourth difficulty number. As a result of the fire, one person was killed, another victim was taken to hospital.
127 people and 44 pieces of equipment were involved in the elimination of the consequences of the accident, including 90 personnel and 29 pieces of equipment from the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations in Bashkiria, no excess of the maximum permissible concentrations of harmful substances in the air due to the fire occurred.
On the fact of death in a fire, a criminal case was initiated under Part 2 of Art. 217 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (violation of industrial safety requirements for hazardous production facilities, resulting in the death of a person by negligence).