In the Odessa region, a diesel locomotive exploded on the territory of the depot

18:19 26 July Kyiv, Ukraine

On Privokzalnaya Street in the city of Artsyz, Odessa region, a diesel locomotive exploded on the territory of the depot today, July 26.

 
The State Emergency Service received notification of this incident at 13:30.

Upon arrival at the place of the call, the rescuers found that the locomotive and fuel near it were on fire.. At 15:28 employees of the State Emergency Service extinguished the fire on an area of 65m2.
 
"As a result of the fire, 3 citizens were injured: born in 1976, 1983 and 1987, who were hospitalized in a medical facility with burns of 40-50% of the body in serious condition. The cause of the fire is a violation of fire safety rules during welding," the State Emergency Service said.