VASYLKIV, Ukraine June 9 (Reuters) – Emergency services struggled to prevent the spread of a deadly fuel depot fire outside Kiev on Tuesday and three firemen were reported missing after the blaze triggered a powerful explosion.
The fire burned overnight and by morning had spread to at least 16 tanks, most of them storing petrol. That sent a huge pall of black smoke over the area surrounding the depot near Vasylkiv, 30 km (19 miles) from Kiev.
“At the depot, entire fuel tanks have been destroyed. Nearby, 100 meters (330 ft) away, there’s another fuel depot and the main thing is to …read more
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