The explosion at the tank farm

A strong fire at the tank farm in Chelyabinsk was preceded by a powerful clap, evidence from a surveillance camera indicates.

The accident occurred on the morning of September 17 in the village of Fedorovka during the refueling of two fuel trucks. The frames show how a filling hose is pulled out from one tank and a fire wave falls on the workers standing nearby. The men managed to run away to the side, one of them was injured and was hospitalized.

The fire spread to the second fuel truck, the total fire area was about 200 square meters. Black smoke was visible for several kilometers. Rescuers quickly controlled the fire.


By: ThisIsButter (36117.70)

Tags: WTF, oil, tank, explodes

Location: Chelyabinsk