YEKATERINBURG, February 9. /TASS/. Six citizens of Serbia died in a fire at an oil station of the Transneft company in the northwest Siberian Yamal-Nenetz region, the press service of the Investigative Committee’s regional department said on Monday.
A fire broke out in a wooden residential building located at a Transneft oil station on the Severo-Purovskoye oil field at about midnight local time (19:00 GMT) on February 7, killing six workers, Serbian citizens.
An inquiry was launched. Investigators were working at the site, the press service said.
Earlier, the Emergencies Ministry said five workers died in the fire, which spread over 840 square meters. Crews of four fire engines, 19 people, fought the blaze.
Experts will conduct examinations to establish the cause of the fire, the Emergencies Ministry’s press service said.