Ministry of Emergency Situations issues statement on fire in oil tank in Baku

Baku: Hafiz Heydarov; Ministry of Emergency Situations has issued a statement on the fire, which occurred in an oil tank in Baku today.

APA reports quoting the website of the Ministry that as a result of the explosion, a fire broke out at oil tank of 2000 cubic meter capacity in Bayil settlement of Sabayil District, Baku. Oil residues in the tank burnt, tank was deformed due to the high temperature.

Tanks and houses nearby were protected from fire. No one was injured as a result of the fire. The fire was extinguished at 10:40.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY