Fire in Hajigabul district of Azerbaijan extinguished - PHOTO - VIDEO - UPDATED-2

Fire in Hajigabul district of Azerbaijan extinguished - PHOTO - VIDEO - UPDATED-2
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  • calendar-gray 08 August 2020

The fire in the Hajigabul-Galmaz gas pipeline was registered on August 7 at 20.35 in the desert area of Absheron region bordering on Hajigabul region, APA's local bureau reports.

The fire in the 750 mm diameter high-pressure gas pipeline connecting the Kalmaz underground gas storage from the Hajigabul main gas pipeline area lasted for 3 hours.

Employees of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were involved to the scene. Gas supply to the pipeline was suspended and the fire was extinguished at about 23.30. Law enforcement officers, specialists of Azerigas OJSC and officials were involved in the incident.

The causes of the accident are being investigated. No one was injured in the incident.

***22:54

An explosion occurred in the 750 mm diameter Hajigabul-Galmaz gas pipeline passing through Hajigabul region, APA's local bureau reports.

Fire departments of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were involved to the scene.

***21:44

A fire broke out in Hajigabul region, APA reports.

The incident was recorded in Navai settlement.

Fire departments of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were involved to the scene.

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