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Oil refinery blazes in Krasnodar Krai

Oil refinery blazes in Krasnodar Krai In the Krasnodar Krai, an oil refinery is ablaze (photo: GettyImages)

In the Krasnodar Krai, an oil refinery is on fire. Residents heard explosion sounds before the fire broke out, according to the Telegram channel Astra.

According to rescuers, the fire occurred around 2 a.m.

"According to the ESS (Emergency Situations Service) of the Siversky district, around 2 a.m. on February 9, a fire broke out at the Il'sk oil refinery," the regional operational headquarters reported.

The fire has been extinguished at present. There are no casualties as a result of the fire.

"By 3 a.m., open burning was promptly extinguished by the plant's services. There are no casualties. Emergency and rescue services are continuing their work at the scene to complete the elimination of the emergency and determine the causes of the incident," rescuers reported.

Fires in Russia

Earlier, we reported on a fire in a residential building in Moscow, which affected an area of over 4,000 square meters.

We also mentioned an explosion on a gas pipeline in Perm Krai, Russia, on February 8, resulting in a fire and casualties.

Additionally, on February 7, a fire broke out at a precast concrete plant in Belgorod, Russia. Authorities in Russia described it as a strike.