Major fire breaks out at power station in Moscow region

Thermal Power Plant No. 27, Mytishchi Moskva News Agency

Thermal Power Plant No. 27, Mytishchi Moskva News Agency

The fire broke out in the morning of July 11, and a fire alarm reached first responders at 11:11. The plume of fire subsided after authorities switched off the gas supply but black smoke continued to billow as gas already released continued to burn. The emergencies ministry said the fire would be localised shortly. "One person was killed, 12 people received outpatient treatment, and one more person was hospitalized", the source said.

One person was killed and at least 13 more were injured, according to emergency services. "There is no threat to the residents of the Moscow Region and the environment", Russian Deputy Emergencies Minister Ilya Denisov told reporters after the fire was under control. First responders told journalists that some of those injured were employees of an automobile fix shop located near the power plant.

There was no risk of the fire spreading to nearby residential areas, it said. However, the Emergencies Ministry reported that the heat from the fire caused a nearby storage area and an administrative building to ignite, causing another fire about 1,000 square meters (10,764 square feet) in area.

Outside fire was extinguished as well, head of the Emergencies Ministry's Main Directorate for the Moscow Region Sergei Poletykin reported on Thursday. Sections of the Ostashkovsky Highway have been closed off due to the fire.

Huge flames could be seen leaping into the sky from Thermal Power Station-27 in the Mytishchi district northeast of Moscow.

The power plant was put into operation in 1992 and predominantly uses natural gas as fuel.

Another Russian official said the fire erupted after a high-pressure gas pipeline broke.

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