The flame height on an oil well “LUKOIL” has reached 20 meters

The flame on an oil well in the Usinsk region of the Komi Republic reached the height of 20 meters. The fire area is about 600 square meters, reports RIA Novosti citing a source in the regional emergency Department.

“Flare combustion bore reaches a height of 20 meters,” — said the source. At the moment, specialists dismantle metal constructions located in immediate proximity to the mouth of the well. In fire fighting involved 185 people and 84 vehicles. The cause of the fire is established.

According to the report of the Republican control of the MOE, the fire started on April 10. Initially in its elimination were involved 24 people, and nine units of equipment.

According to preliminary data, the well is owned by “LUKOIL”.