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Flame engulfed the Markovskoye oil and gas condensate field in the Irkutsk region. The fire has spread to 1,000 “squares,” Governor of the region Igor Kobzev said.
According to preliminary information, one person was injured as a result of the incident.
“Fire at the Markovskoye oil and gas condensate field … Previously – A fire broke out in an area of about 1000 square meters. Assigned the third number of complexity. Presumably – one person was injured", – Kobzev said in his telegram channel.
According to representatives of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the region, the fire broke out 2.5 kilometers from the village of Verkhnemarkovo. There was also information that at the moment there was a flare burning of the installation.
Automatic fire extinguishing systems were sent to eliminate the fire, and fire brigades from the city of Ust-Kut were also involved.
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