According to Dmytro Melnyk, the spokesman of Chief Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Rivne region, there are no casualties in the incident.
The services are working to remove the consequences of the accident.
"I ask fellow citizens not to panic. Nothing serious happened, the emissions are not dangerous. The environmental inspection will take the air for sampling and report the results in the near future", Melnyk said.
Vitaliy Koval, the head of Rivne regional state administration left a post on Facebook, in which he said that the emergency shutdown occurred in the 5th unit of light hydrogen nitrate. According to him, the environmental inspection is now assessing the situation.