A large-scale fire is raging in Kurenivka, Obolonsky district of Kyiv, inactive food warehouses are on fire. Firefighters have already localized the fire, according to the press center of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
"Extinguishing the fire is complicated by the lack of fire hydrants nearby. The nearest hydrant is located at a distance of 400 m from the scene of the fire, therefore spending time on laying trunk lines and searching for water sources is needed," a statement said.
Rescuers found out that the fire broke out in a one-story warehouse building with an area of 45x12 m. The fire engulfed an area of about 1,200 m2. At 2.23 a.m. the fire was localized, complete elimination proceeds.
There is no information about the cause of the fire yet. It is also unknown whether there are any victims.