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Fire in a gas tanker truck

07:15 / 17.08.2022

On August 16, at 14։58 an emergency call was received to Vayots Dzor Regional Crisis Management Center that "ZIL" gas tanker truck had been on fire on Vayk-Zedea roadway.

Two fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squads and the operative group of Regional Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene.

It turned out that the fire broke out in "ZIL-130" truck (driver A. I. born in 1973) loaded with liquefied gas (about 3 tons) on the 135th km of Yerevan-Meghri roadway: there was a risk of explosion.

"N 2" call of the fire complexity was announced: two fire units from the Fire and Rescue Squads of Regional Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of the MES of RA dispatched to the scene.

The driver was hospitalized to the medical center in Yeghegnadzor town, where the doctors assessed the health condition of the casualty as satisfactory.

The fire was localized at 17:14 and extinguished on August 17, at 07։08. The car, leaked gas, 1000 square meters of vineyard and 1 ha of nearby grassland were burnt.

The rescuers implemented the patrolling.

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