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Explosion at the boiler house of “Jermuk Group” factory: there were no casualties

20:17 / 15.01.2020



On January 15, at 18:39 an emergency call was received to “911” service that an explosion had occurred at the boiler house of “Jermuk Group” of Jermuk town of Vayots Dzor Province.

Two fire unit from the Fire and Rescue Squad of the Regional Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of MES dispatched to the scene.

It turned out that an explosion without causing a fire had occurred at the boiler house of “Jermuk Group” CJSC situated at 1 Gortsaranayin street: there were no casualties.

Before the rescuers arrived at the scene the fire had been extinguished by local forces. As a result of the explosion a door and 6 square meters of the window were damaged, 2 chairs, the wooden constructions (about 0.5 square meters) of the roof, 0.6 m of rubber tube and winter clothing were burnt.

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