Rescuers arrived within minutes and quickly extinguished the fire
In Lviv a taxi with passengers caught fire in the middle of the road – the fire under the hood in the engine compartment, arose directly during the movement of the car.
According to witnesses, the car ran two passengers and the driver. 27-year-old driver told rescuers that burns his Skoda. Firefighters arrived quickly and after a few minutes extinguished the fire and averted the threat of explosion. Has done without victims.
“The fire destroyed the engine compartment and damaged the car. During the occurrence of fires in the car it is worth remembering that the car burns out pretty quickly – in just three to five minutes, a car can be completely destroyed. Because if you saw that under the hood there is smoke – you need to stop, take the fire extinguisher, which must be in the vehicle, and to eliminate fire,” – explained Igor Kurus, head of the Department of civil service on emergency situations in the Lviv region.
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