September 18, 3.33pm
In Yekaterinburg, the plant suffered a fire with an area of 3 thousand square meters. m
According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the hydraulic oil burned at the VIZ-Steel plant, which is part of the NLMK group. The workers were evacuated
Photo: GU EMERCOM of Russia in the Sverdlovsk region
In Yekaterinburg, a fire occurred in the cold-rolling laboratory at the VIZ-Steel plant, to RBC was reported by the press service of the State Ministry for emergencies in the Sverdlovsk region.
"Now the fire in the VIZ-Steel facility has been eliminated. According to preliminary information, there was an ignition of the hydraulic oil in the cold rolling workshop, "the head office said. They added that the workers were evacuated, information on the victims did not have been received. "Previously, 3 thousand square meters. m [burns in the VIZ-Steel plant]", observed the main direction of the Ministry for emergencies.
In the chapter, they added that the fight against fire is complicated by strong smoke and high temperatures.
"The company will conduct an investigation, including as regards the possible participation of employees of the contractor at the accident. The mill was undergoing a planned reconstruction, "a representative of the NLMK group, which includes VIZ-Steel, told RBC. He added that the oil caught fire on the contractor's site.