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"Phosphorus fire in Ukraine abolished

July 17 2007

Major ecological and technological disaster in Lviv region of Ukraine, connected with the fire at the crash site of a train with phosphorus partially eliminated. Chemical fire is extinguished and is now in place emergency, a special operative Commission, which investigates the cause of the accident.

According to Press Secretary MOE in Lviv region Paul Vasilenko, "information about the victims at the present time." In the meantime, consider the question of evacuation of residents of nearby settlements. "Such a possibility was considered", - said Vasilenko, adding that in each of the nearby settlements are employees of MOE, which studied the situation.

Meanwhile, the company transports set the sender and the destination of the cargo. According to Vasilenko, the train was heading for the border in the direction of Poland. About this passes, " Interfax ".

Recall that the accident occurred at 17.20 on Monday in Buzskom district of Lviv region. With 15 cars derailed freight train carrying yellow phosphorus, and the fire started.

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