“The Prime Minister of Ukraine arrived in Vinnitsa in connection with a fire at a military warehouse

Fire tanks, more than 150 people and almost 40 units of special equipment were involved to extinguish

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman came to Vinnytsia for the coordination of actions on liquidation of emergency situation (es) by fire in warehouses of ammunition near the city, reported the press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

“The Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman arrived in Vinnytsia region with the aim to clarify the circumstances and take personal control of the emergency situation, which arose as a result of the fire in military warehouses in Kalinovka of Vinnytsia region. Mobilized resource of all relevant services to ensure the safety of people caught in a dangerous zone”, – stated in the message released by the press service on Wednesday.

The press service reminded that the signals about the fire and explosions in the warehouses of a military unit near the village of Kalynivka in Vinnytsia region received late in the evening on Tuesday. Now the airspace in the 50-kilometer zone from the disaster site closed down completely. PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” has changed the routes of 14 trains, evacuated employees of the four closest to the scene stations.

A detachment of the state service for emergency situations of Ukraine (gschs) aims to localize the fire at a military base near Kalinovka (Vinnitsa region), have informed in a press-service gschs.

“At the scene to extinguish the fire just drawn from the military part of two fire tanks. The scene is directed divisions of gschs, formed a combined force of 155 personnel and 39 pieces of equipment,” – said in a statement on the Ministry website on Wednesday.

It refers to the closing movement for all modes of transport on the highway of state importance M-21 Zhytomyr – Mohyliv – Podilsky. In addition, closed by the movement of railway transport on the stretch Sosenko – Kalynivka regional branch “South-West railway”. Closed air traffic in a radius of 50 km from the center of Kalinovka.

Vinnytsia regional state administration asks residents of Kalinovka, Omentum and Pavlovka to arrive at the Assembly points for evacuation.

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