In Odessa there was an explosion in the building of the Ministry of defence

The explosion was the result of a fire


In Odessa in the night of June 18, massive fire occurred in a building belonging to the Ministry of defence.

About it reported in a press-service of head Department gschs in Odessa region.

At 1:08 in service of rescue “101” received a message that the Fontanskaya Doroga street there was a fire in a nonresidential building. Place of a call of profit the first fire-rescue units. It was established that burning roof, attic and 3rd floor of the building.

“While extinguishing the fire explosion of gas cylinder, which was located in the building. The fire at 2:44 localized and 3:38 is completely eliminated. As a result of a fire fire damaged the roof of the building on a total area of 300 square meters”, – reported in the Chapter.

Those killed and injured in the fire and no explosion.

The cause of the fire is established.

The elimination of fire were involved in 14 pieces of equipment and 52 personnel.

As has informed a source in law enforcement bodies, the aforementioned 3-storey building located at Fontanskaya road,14, belongs to the defense Ministry and is now under reconstruction.

According to some, is expected to open, including the headquarters of the naval forces.

Previously, the building housed one of the faculties of the Institute of the Land forces.