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YEKATERINBURG, December 27 (Itar-Tass) — A fire broke out in an hangar of the Verkhnetagilskaya power plant on Tuesday, the press service of the Sverdlovsk region emergencies department told Itar-Tass.
No victims were reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
The fire ripped through a fuel carrying hangar at 00:04 Moscow time. A coal conveyer belt at an area of 300 square meters caught fire. It took two hours for firefighters to put out the fire, the press service said.
No disruptions in the power plant’s operation were reported. The plant was transferred to another source of power – gas.