Roughly, the warehouse is about 88 tons of ammunition.
Rescuers are ready to use the fire train and the plane to extinguish the fire at the Arsenal of the Ministry of defence in Ichnia in Chernihiv region.
This was announced by Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman in his microblog Twitter.
“Held a meeting of the operational headquarters. All services are working in emergency mode, ready to quickly help people. All equipment, including a fire train and aircraft, in readiness,” – said the Prime Minister.
Groisman instructed the State service of emergency situations and local authorities to be constantly in contact with people, be long-term placement and be ready to start the heating season in the Chernihiv region.
“The main thing – to save the lives of people, all destroyed – we will restore”, – he added.
According to Goschs, as of 9:30 in the warehouse is observed the fire and explosions of different intensity. In the settlements falling within the zone of possible defeat, turned off electricity and gas.
“The territory of the 6th Arsenal is about 682,6 hectares, of which technical area is 402 ha. Roughly the stock is 88 thousand tons of ammunition… currently out of the affected area evacuated about 12 thousand people. Information on victims and victims did not arrive”, – is spoken in the message.
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