At least one killed due to a fire at an oil storage facility in Darkhan Dec. 1 www.crisis24.garda.com
At least one person has died due to a fire at the Tes Petroleum LLC oil storage facility in Darkhan city, Darkhan-Uul Province, Dec. 1. Two others are also missing as dozens of emergency personnel continue rescue works. The blaze started around 09:21. The cause of the incident is unclear. Local media reports evacuations have affected nearby buildings.
Heightened security and localized transport disruptions are likely in the affected area. Authorities will probably restrict access to nearby roads to facilitate the movement of emergency vehicles. Officials may also mandate additional building evacuations and business closures in the vicinity as a precaution until clearance operations and investigations end.
The incident site is approximately 142 km (88 miles) northeast of Erdenet.
Avoid the area until authorities give the all-clear. Seek alternative routes and allow additional travel time to nearby destinations. Consider remaining indoors if smoke is heavy, especially if you suffer from a respiratory illness such as asthma, or conditions that lead to increased risk from smoke exposure. Eye irritation is possible; flush irritated eyes with copious amounts of clean water. Heed all official instructions including evacuation orders.