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The fire at the TPP “Severnaya” in Mytischi has occurred due to external damage to the gas pipes laid under the ground. On Friday, July 12, “Interfax” citing a source in the services of technical supervision of the region.
The cause of the fire was a gas explosion in a pipe with a diameter of 700 millimetres, it is laid underground at a depth of several meters at the site where the contractor carried out excavation work. “The nature of the damage on the pipe indicates a high probability of external influence through the deeper layers of the soil,” — said the source.
In this earlier condition of gas pipe is not satisfactory. According to the documentation, it was served in a timely manner, it is maintained in good condition.
In the Ministry of environment reported that the fire was caused by a gas leak. In the air did not find contaminants.
Major fire at Moscow TPP became known on the morning of July 11. The fire affected 12 people and killed one woman. After the elimination of the flare of the fire the fire spread from the pipeline in the reconstructed building of a former school. The fire was extinguished on July 12 at 01:37 Moscow time. Participated in extinguishing 4 pieces of equipment and 15 people. In fact the incident a criminal case was initiated. Fire damage estimated in the sum about 150 million roubles.
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