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Belgorod oil depot staff evacuated — Rosneft

There were no casualties

MOSCOW, April 1. /TASS/. /TASS/. Staff of the Belgorod oil depot, where fuel reservoirs are burning, has been evacuated, Rosneft representative told TASS, adding that there were no casualties.

"The staff was evacuated from the oil depot, there were no casualties. Rosneft Deputy main executive director departed to the scene. The company is cooperating with the Ministry of Emergency Situations and law enforcement agencies," the representative said.

According to the Ministry of Emergency situations, the fire was reported at 05:51 Moscow time. Fuel reservoirs are ablaze, firemen seek to prevent the fire from spreading to nearby reservoirs. The firefighting operation involves 70 people and 20 vehicles.