The fire broke out around 2:00 am and the cause is still unknown. city dweller reportedthat heard explosions.
“Fire and rescue crews were sent to the place of the call according to the increased rank (number) of the fire. Upon arrival, it was established that there was a fire on the territory of the oil depot,” the ministry said in a statement. quotes Interfax.
TASS with reference to the press service of the regional government writesthat the tanks at the oil depot caught fire.
The Bryansk region borders on Ukraine and Belarus. The region has a high level of terrorist threat until April 25. On April 14, Governor Alexander Bogomaz said that as a result of the shelling of the village of Klimovo, eight people and about 100 houses were injured. He accused the Ukrainian military of shelling. In Kyiv, they said that this was a provocation of the Russian army.
On April 1, a fire broke out at the Rosneft plant in Belgorod. The authorities of the city then said that an air strike had been carried out on the object from two helicopters that penetrated the territory of the city from the Ukrainian side. Kyiv said that it had nothing to do with what happened.