Fire breaks out at cotton plant in Azerbaijan

Fire breaks out at cotton plant in Azerbaijan
# 09 December 2013 07:27 (UTC +04:00)

APA’s Karabakh bureau reports that the accident was recorded at "MKT- Barda" branch of MKT Production Unit. Two cotton haystacks caught fire at the enterprise which is mainly manufacturing raw cotton.


Forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) were deployed on the site. Firefighters from Aghdam, Barda, Yevlakh and Terter regions extinguished the fire. The fire caused significant damage to the enterprise.


The causes of fire and damage are being investigated.


According to a statement released by the MES, totally 8 tons of cotton burnt in the fire. The rest of cotton haystacks were protected from fire.

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