Fire at Shyroky Lan firing range: soldier violated safety instructions

18:21, 13 March 2018

One military serviceman was killed, seven more were injured in the fire at Shyroky Lan firing range in Mykolaiv region, southern Ukraine, on early Tuesday. Khrystyna Vdovychenko, the press officer of the 92nd Independent Mechanized Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, said that on Tuesday.

According to her, the fire occurred due to the violation of safety rules when using the stove. The survivor in the incident said that the fire in the stove was dying out, and the perpetrator tried to add some fuel.

He poured the flammable liquid from the plastic bottle, and it caught fire. Then, it immediately spread further on - on his clothes and the tent.