Large-scale fire breaks out at Poltava market

Source : 112 Ukraine

Several rescue teams are working on site
20:22, 24 February 2019

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Today, on February 24, at around 6:00 p.m. a fire broke out in the premises of the former Poltava Turbomechanical Plant building, where nowadays the market is situated. This is reported by Poltavshchyna.

According to the press service of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Poltava region, the fire engulfed the roof.

Six tank trucks and several brigades of State Fire and Rescue Service units operate at the scene.

The situation is complicated by the fact that the fire area is very large.

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Earlier a large-scale fire occurred in warehouses in the Desnyansky district of Kyiv, the State Emergency Service reported.

"On February 2 at 11:52 in the Desnyansky district of the capital, a fire broke out in a warehouse building (storage of power tools, plastic and cardboard). As of 14:30, the fire area is 7,000 square meters. There is a threat of fire spreading on the adjacent building," said in a statement.

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