A spokesman for Admiralty Shipyards, in an interview with RBC, called a preliminary version of a fire on Viktor Chernoyrdin icebreaker under construction. According to him, the fire broke out into the ice-breaker's boiler room due to a breach of security engineers in carrying out the work of the employees of the contracting organization.
"At the moment, the fire extinguishes. The fire area was no more than 100 square meters." A injured worker with handburn in hospital. A commission has been established at the company to clarify the circumstances of the incident, "told a press secretary for RBC.
Earlier, the press service of Russia's emergency, Russian Ministry of St Petersburg, RBC told about two victims of fire on an icebreaker, one of whom refused hospitalization. The fire on the ship occurred on November 27, during a fire the cables, equipment and coating of the technical premises were burned on the third and fourth tires of the icebreakers. 110 people and 24 units of equipment participated in the aftermath of the fire.
The construction of Viktor Chernomyrdin icebreaker has been ongoing since October 2012. The deadlines were repeated deferred, the Ministry of Transport explained that the reason for the delay was deviations from the requirements of the icebreaker's construction. According to Deputy Head of Transport Ministry Viktor Olersky, the vessel will be ordered by the end of 2018, by 2019 will be the next coming.