On May 14, at 18-18:30 o’ clock, a huge fire broke out at the Nairit factory. A big explosion took place before the fire.
The explosion was so big that it was heard at the distance of several kilometers. The force of the explosion broke the windows of the buildings near the factory. The fire brigade which came to the scene of fire after 15 minutes, managed to localize it and to extinguish. As the press speaker of the Nairit factory informed the Liberty radio the explosion took place in the 1-12B section. There are 3 victims and numerous injured, including one member of the firefighting crews. The causes of the explosion are not known yet. The Nairit factory informed that the incident does not present serious danger for the environment and people’s health.
EXPLOSION AND FIRE AT NAIRIT(Refreshed, Video)
- Country - Thursday, 14 May 2009, 19:42