Firefighters liquidated the fire on the tug, which was being repaired at the Kronstadt marine plant, which was burning, the press service of the St. Petersburg department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said on Thursday.
“At 20:50 localization, the elimination of open burning,” – said in the message department.
Firefighters took more than an hour to localize the fire. The first unit of the Ministry of Emergency Situations arrived on the spot at 19.38.
Earlier, the press service of the Kronstadt marine plant reported that “the fire is eliminated, there are no casualties, the causes of the incident are being established.”
On the territory of the Kronstadt marine plant in dry dock in a tug, being under repair, at 19:30 Moscow time there was a fire in the hold. The situation was 20 square meters.