Car of the SES extinguishes fire in Kiev 24.11.2016
PJSC “Kyivenergo” explained why they were reluctant to grant permission to extinguish the fire, which originated in an underground reservoir of heat at the street. To allow rescuers to extinguish the fire took time to switch to electricity, power outage and ensure grounding of all electrical equipment in the danger area. About it reported in a press-service of the company.
“The fire occurred in the evening in the cable collector, where it operates cable networks. To provide power supply de-energized consumers located at Zhilyanskaya streets, Gaidar, Tolstoy, Gorki, Zhadanovskogo, Pushkin, pan, Botanical, and provide employees of the Antimonopoly opportunity as safely as possible to begin liquidation of the fire, it was necessary to perform switching in the electrical, turn off the power and ensure grounding of all electrical equipment in the danger area. Only after that rescuers could be granted a permit to start work”, – stated in the message.
Recall yesterday in Kiev was on fire underground electrical collector in the street near the building of the Svyatoshinsky district court where today there needs to be videotapes ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. But despite the fact that the message about the fire firefighters received around 18:00, the fire started with a delay of several hours. Rescuers could not begin to extinguish the fire, because they had permission from PJSC “Kyivenergo”. Thus, the fire ended around 23:00.