Today, at 15:00 of Moscow time, a massive explosion occurred in one of the workshops of large “Ivkhimprom” chemical plant, located on Kuznetsova Street in the Russian city of Ivanovo.
At present, 164 rescue workers and 36 units of equipment are operating on the scene, the press office of the Moscow regional department of the Emergency Ministry told Construction.RU
As a result of the explosion, 5 people were injured, one of them died in hospital from severe burns. However, now there is no threat of the spread of hazardous chemical substances.
Investigators are determining the circumstances and causes of the emergency situation. According to the preliminary data, TLV-330 gas boiler exploded at the enterprise.