It took almost five hours to localize the fire that broke out on the territory of the former plant in Kolomna near Moscow. A hundred people and a fire train were involved in extinguishing, work continues. It is reported by Railway Supply magazine with reference to NV.


According to the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the Moscow Region, the emergency signal on Oksky Prospekt was received at half past six in the evening on February 14. Five firefighting crews were sent there, in five hours there were six times more of them.

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The fire covered 900 sq.m. hangar building on the territory of the former factory. There was a collapse of the ceilings between the first and second floors in part of the building. The fire train was on the scene.

According to preliminary data from the regional prosecutor’s office, the fire broke out on the territory of the organization for the repair of railway rolling stock. The supervisory authority controls the establishment of the circumstances and causes of the incident. The second floor of the two-story depot burned down completely, there was a risk of the fire spreading to the workshop with industrial equipment.

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