In Ivanovo has occurred explosion of a gas boiler in the territory of boiler-house of JSC “ivhimprom”. As a result of incident five people were injured varying degrees of severity. One of them later died in hospital. Currently working in the boiler room all emergency services of the city, the official website of the regional emergencies Ministry.
“Today at 14:44 in the control center in crisis situations the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia on the Ivanovo region received the message on explosion in the boiler house on the territory of JSC “ivhimprom”, located at the city of Ivanovo, Kuznetsova St., 116. The first fire rescue units arrived on the scene within five minutes,” – said the Agency.
Arriving at the scene, rescuers found that an explosion of the gas boiler. When the explosion destroyed the internal walls of the boiler in the area of 10 square meters. However, the supporting structure of the building suffered. Subsequent fire did not happen.
The accident injured five employees. All of them were hospitalized. Later one of the victims who were in critical condition, died in hospital.
In the MOE stressed that the threat of proliferation of hazardous chemicals is missing. Evacuation of workers and of population living nearby, is not required, added the Agency.
The boiler was sent to all local emergency services, including fire-rescue units of EMERCOM of Russia, ambulance crews, the police, the operational group of EMERCOM of Russia on the Ivanovo region and the city administration. Just work at a place 164 people and 36 units.
The Investigative Department of the investigative Committee of the Ivanovo region has begun check on the fact of what happened. “It is established that on 23 June at 14:45 in one of the shops of the chemical plant of the cotton. Hospitalized five people, one of whom died in a medical facility. Currently, the complex of necessary investigative check-up actions. According to the results of the preliminary investigation will be a procedural decision”, – assured in the UK.