WannaCry ransomware may be authored by hackers from Southern China — mediaWorld May 29, 8:58
Russia’s Eastern Military District receives new shipment of Terminator helicoptersMilitary & Defense May 29, 8:18
North Korea test fires another missileWorld May 29, 1:29
Russia’s Zvyagintsev wins Jury Prize at 70th Cannes Film Festival with his LovelessSociety & Culture May 28, 21:32
Three Russian tourists hurt is road accident with tourist minibus in TurkeySociety & Culture May 28, 18:58
Some 40,000 cyclists taking part in Moscow cycle paradeSociety & Culture May 28, 18:33
Corporation Irkut: MS-21 first flight performed in routine modeBusiness & Economy May 28, 16:54
Ukrainian military launch more than 180 shells, mines on Donetsk within one dayWorld May 28, 16:36
Minister: Russia may supply 1,000 MC-21 planes to 2037Business & Economy May 28, 14:42
KHABAROVSK, January 25 (Itar-Tass) — A fire at the Sakhaneftegazsbyt oil storage facilities in Yakutia was extinguished in an hour. One man was hurt -- a driver of a gasoline-carrying vehicle received burns. He is hospitalized, the Russian Emergencies Ministry's Far Eastern regional centre told Itar-Tass.
Twenty cubic/m of fuel in a gasoline tank of 3,000-cubic/m volume caught fire at the site. Fuel leaked from the damaged tank, but firefighters at the facilities and firemen who arrived at the site from the republic's base of firefighters prevented the flame from spreading to nearby oil tanks.
There is no threat to residential areas and the infrastructure.
The blaze was fought by 52 people with the use of 15 units of fire engines and other equipment.
The fire broke out at the oil storage facilities of the Sakhneftegazsbyt company in the Yakut settlement of Zhatai at 10:59 local time (04:59 Moscow time) on Friday. The entire oil tank was ablaze. Fuel spilt from the damaged tank over an area of 120 sq m.