Five injured in oil refinery fire in southern Russia

  13 January 2019    Read: 1237
Five injured in oil refinery fire in southern Russia

Five people were hospitalized on Sunday after a fire broke out at an oil refinery in Novopavlovsk, in southern Russia’s Stavropol Region, doctors at a local hospital told TASS, AzVision.az reported.

Shortly after the fire three people were sent to a hospital and then two others were hospitalized. "Two more patients have arrived, they have burns to their faces, and they are in a trauma unit," the doctors said.

A container caught fire at the Shigl oil refinery at 9:47 a.m. and the fire covered the area of 40 square meters. The blaze was fully extinguished and the effort involved 32 personnel and 13 units. Two people are in intensive care.


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