Fire at the plant in Sumgait extinguished (UPDATE)(PHOTO)

Other News Materials 18 September 2012 09:04
Two explosions occurred in Sumgait
Fire at the plant in Sumgait extinguished (UPDATE)(PHOTO)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept 18 /Trend E.Mehdiyev/

The fire at the detergents plant in Sumgait extinguished, the Emergency Situations Ministry told Trend.

Law enforcement authorities revealed the name of the man, deceased in a fire at the plant in Sumgait, Trend correspondent reported from the scene. His name is Elman Safarov. There is no information about was the deceased employee of a factory or a fireman.

Firefighters continue to work on the fire in Sumgait. Extinguish the fire fails, since a fire periodically amplified by stored at the plant site of flammable substances.

The explosion at the plant detergent killed two people, two injured and one person was missing, according to the official report of the Prosecutor General and the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan.

Firefighters continue to put out the flame. The neighborhood is cordoned off for safety reasons.

Three explosions occurred in Sumgait.

The first explosion occurred in the woodworking shop, and the second - in two oil tanks located near the shop, a source at law enforcement told Trend.

The explosion occurred at the detergents plant, Sumgait Police Department told Trend.

According to unofficial information there are dead and wounded.

There is no official data about dead and wounded. Minister of Emergency Kamaladdin Heydarov arrived on the scene, the witnesses said.

In connection with the incident the calling on fire of the fourth degree was received.

The first explosion occurred in the workshops on melting tar, which is adjacent to the factory, Trend correspondent reported.

Factory, where the explosion occurred, is not subordinated to SOCAR, and engaged in private activities, SOCAR spokesman Nizameddin Guliyev told Trend.

According to preliminary information, six people died as a result of the accident.