A major fire broke out Saturday at an oil depot in Sevastopol, the main port of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet in Crimea, which is now under Russian control, after a drone attack, local authorities said..
Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razugayev wrote on Telegram, “A fire broke out in an oil depot in Kazachiya Bay (…). According to preliminary information, it was caused by a drone attack,” stressing that “there were no casualties.”“.
He added that 60 firefighters were sent to the scene to fight the fire that broke out in an area of about 1,000 square meters, and it is not expected to be controlled before evening falls..
“The situation is under control,” Razugaev confirmed on Telegram, explaining that “civilian infrastructure is not threatened.”“.
The state-run RIA Novosti news agency quoted him as telling reporters that a total of four oil tanks were damaged in the attack and “burned”.“.