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MOSCOW, February 13. /ITAR-TASS/. More than 300 firefighters are on duty in the territory of Ryazan oil refining company where a fire broke out on Wednesday evening.
There were no casualties or injuries and no threat to the population, the Russian Emergencies Ministry's Ryazan regional department reported, adding that 306 people with 72 units of vehicles and equipment were on duty at the site to control the situation.
Eleven tank cars caught fire at the site. The information about the blaze was received on Wednesday at 18:05 Moscow time.
Rosneft company sources say the cause of the fire was violation of safety regulations by railroad workers. The fire broke out on tracks, a zone of the railway service control.