Garbage caught fire at the plant for mechanized processing of household waste (MPBO-2) in the village of Yanino-1 in the Leningrad Region. This was announced on Thursday, September 17 TASS in the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the region.
“Fire departments are working on the spot. Achieved elimination of open burning on an area of 600 sq. m “, – told the agency.
It is noted that there was no information about the victims of the fire. At the moment, watering of the burnt waste is being carried out.
The day before, a fire broke out in a narcological clinic in Krasnoyarsk. As a result of the incident, four people were killed, two were injured, and another 16 were rescued. The Investigative Committee has already opened a criminal case into the death of people.
According to the preliminary version, the fire could have occurred due to careless handling of fire or malfunction of electrical equipment.