The Defense Plant "Vector" Caught Fire in Yekaterinburg. The Fire Has Already Been Eliminated
OREANDA-NEWS Wednesday, November 7, in Ekaterinburg, day on fire the building of the plant "Vector", which is located at the address: street Malysheva, 136. Fire departments eliminated open burning of a roof in one of buildings in the territory of defense plant "Vector" in Yekaterinburg. This was reported in the emergency services.
There are no victims as a result of state of emergency. The cause of the fire is not yet known. Perhaps the fire at the defense company was due to the fire of the roof. According to the preliminary version, the cause was a short circuit.
"The elimination of open burning on the area of 20 square meters has just been announced," the source said. 17 units of fire and rescue equipment and 48 people were involved in fire extinguishing,-told in a press — service of GU EMERCOM of Russia across Sverdlovsk region. - Open burning was eliminated.
Earlier it was reported that the fire was assigned a second, increased grade of complexity. The fire from the roof went into the ventilation shaft. As the employee of the enterprise, about 300-400 people work at the plant, all of them are evacuated. Employees have been sent to home.
Some users of the social network, calling themselves employees of the enterprise, note that, despite the fire, production has not stopped. "I work at the moment at this plant and do not even know," writes Oleg Andreev.
The plant, located in the center of Yekaterinburg, specializiruetsya in the production of communications equipment and radar for military purposes, such as meteorological radiosondes, radio-directional meteorological complexes RPMK-1 (1Б44) "Smile", as well as radar systems for reconnaissance of artillery positions of the enemy and control the shooting of their own firepower "Zoo-1". Information constituting a state secret is stored on the territory of the enterprise.