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Spectacular blaze at world's third largest gas field

By Kate Baklitskaya
25 December 2014

Fire eliminated at Urengoyskoye field after three and half hour battle.

The Urengoyskoe field ranks as the third largest in the world. Picture: Russian Ministry of Emergencies 

The blaze at the Arcticgas facility began in a pump unit where a KamAz truck caught fire. Five people were injured in the fire. 

'All are employees of LLC Trican. They were taken to a hospital,' said the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Yamal-Nanets region.

The fire began at 8am on 25 December. It was extinguished by 11.30am.

The Urengoyskoe field is 70km from Novy Urengoy. It ranks as the third largest in the world with reserves exceeding ten trillion cubic metres.

Comments (1)

How is doing that to Mother Earth and people spectacular

There's no way that fire is out by any means man could provide and it's only actually deterred

With Love Always
President Queen Lala
Reserved Eternally All Ways Forever And Ever
President Queen Lala, America
29/12/2014 09:40

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