As a result of fire at an oil well in the Nizhnevartovsk region eight people were injured. About it RIA Novosti was informed in the management of the Affairs of the Khanty-Mansi district.
The fire occurred on Thursday, August 10, at about 22:00 GMT during the working process. The victims were taken to a city hospital rainbow.
The County Department of Ministry of emergency situations said that the fight with the flame was carried by team that works well.
On the website of the regional Prosecutor’s office notes that the fire occurred on the platform No. 50 on the territory of the oil field, the van-eganskoye field (Veteranskogo) oil and gas field “the Nizhnevartovsk oil and gas companies”. In fact the incident started checking.
In April, a fire broke out at an oil well in the Usinsk region of the Komi Republic. The flame in the torchlight burning reached 20 meters, the fire was covered area of about 600 square meters. In the fighting was attended by 185 people.