KIEV: Several Ukrainian firefighters were feared dead today outside Kiev when a ferocious blast tore through a fuel depot, sparking a “gigantic” fire that spread to nearby buildings.
Videos posted on the Internet showed the force of the explosion and the heatwave it produced setting aflame several fire trucks that were rushed to the scene this morning.
“Everything is on fire,” a voice in one of the videos posted on YouTube said.
A fireman wearing a silver heat-resistant suit and masks was seen running away from the spot of the disaster for safety.
“Everyone – leave. Whoever is still here – leave,” one fireman …read more
Source: New Straits Times