In Kiev on Khreschatyk fierce fire broke out in an underground reservoir, where are located the electrical cables. This was reported in the State emergency service (SES).

“On April 5 at 01:47 received a report of a fire at str 7. Upon arrival at the scene the nearest fire and rescue units established that the fire started in an underground reservoir, in which electric cables of different voltage. To de-energize the electrical wires was caused by the emergency crews of DTEK “the Kiev power” and KP “Kievgorsvet”. Because of the large voltage electrical cables, firefighters could not immediately proceed to eliminate fire,” – said in the message.

At 05:14 rescuers gave the first admission from DTEK “the Kiev power”.
Work on de-energised electrical cables and elimination of their ignition continue.

At 08:40 fire in the cable collector is localized. Emergency services gradually give permission for the elimination of certain fields. For liquidation of emergency situations involved 10 units of fire equipment and about 40 personnel.