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Russian media: Oil depot on fire in Saint Petersburg

by The Kyiv Independent news desk September 3, 2023 12:25 PM 1 min read
Local Russian media Fontanka reported a fire at the Ruchi oil depot in Saint Petersburg on Sept. 3, with photos showing pillars of smoke rising above the site. (Photo: Fontanka SPB Online/Telegram)
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Local Russian media Fontanka reported a fire at the Ruchi oil depot in Saint Petersburg on Sept. 3, with photos showing pillars of smoke rising above the site.

According to Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry, reports of the fire in Russia's second-biggest city were received at around 11 a.m. local time.

The severity level of the fire, which covers a hangar, was raised at around 11:18 a.m. local time.

No casualties have been reported.

Multiple oil depots, airport hangars, and other infrastructure points within Russian territory have been targeted since the start of its all-out war against Ukraine.

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