Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan disseminates official information on fire, occurred in freight trains carrying crude oil in Hajigabul region - PHOTOSESSION

Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan disseminates official information on fire, occurred in freight trains carrying crude oil in Hajigabul region - <span style="color: red;">PHOTOSESSION
# 13 January 2013 05:25 (UTC +04:00)

According the information, railway accident occurred in Pirsaat station in Hajigabul region of Azerbaijan. The information indicates that 7 of 40 freight trains (capacity of each train is 60 ton) carrying crude oil from Azerbaijan to Georgia derailed in Hajigabul region, three of them turned over. Immediately manpower and machinery of the State Fire Rescue Service of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan involved to the scene and the appropriate structures were informed.

The information MES also noted that the expansion of the capsized oil tanks caught fire on a plot of 1000 sq.m. The remaining trains and adjacent to the accident site houses were protected from the fire.

The fire was put out at 02.24. Currently, implementing appropriate measures to eliminate the effects of the fire, firefighters carry on duty at the scene. The relevant structures are investigating the accident.

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