Fire in Tolyatti, Samara Region

12 March 11:30

Fire in Tolyatti, Samara Region

A fire broke out today at 10:15 AM (Moscow time) in 2 cyclohexane processing units, located in an open area of 500 square meters of the Kuybeshevazot plant, situated at 6 Novozavodskaya Street, the city of Tolyatti, Samara Region.

Emergency Ministry’s fire and rescue units and other emergency services took off for the scene immediately.

According to preliminary information there are no casualties.

Mobile station for monitoring of atmospheric air was deployed on the scene of the accident.

Fire fighting operation is given high priority.

89 people and 27 units of equipment, including 80 people and 24 units of equipment provided by the Russian Emergencies Ministry are involved into mitigation of the accident.

Samara Region Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry helpline -  8 (846) 337-72-82.

The information has been provided by the National Crisis Management Center of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry