On the territory of the Tuapse tank farm, Krasnodar Territory, on the night of February 28, a fire broke out in an outbuilding. On this subject said in the message from the municipal administration.
The administration said that the message about the fire on the territory of the tank farm on Industrialnaya Street was received at 02:15 local time. By 3 a.m. the fire was extinguished. Oil tanks are unaffected, there is no oil spill and there are no casualties, the report said.
“There is no reason to worry,” the administration said.
According open sources on Industrialnaya Street there is an oil refinery “Rosneft”.
Locals said publication 93.ru that they heard “sounds similar to explosions” at night. Residents of houses on Marshal Zhukov Street reported that “the house was shaking” and “everything was shaking”. “There were two explosions with a difference of about 5 seconds. But I wouldn’t even call them explosions, because there was no wave that would shake the glass. Just two loud sounds very strong,” one of the locals quotes posting messages.
Telegram channels Baza and Shot claim that two drones attacked the tank farm. Base writing that drones with explosives damaged the boiler room building next to the oil storage. As a result, the canteen’s heat supply system was damaged, and after the explosion there remained two funnels one and a half meters deep. Shooting informed that the drones exploded a hundred meters from the oil storage.
According RIA News in the area of the oil depot “a drone has been spotted”.