La Fiscalía General comunicó hoy en su sitio web que un incendio destruyó inmuebles, bienes y canchas con automóviles en una base de aviación que la Marina de Guerra rusa tiene en la provincia de Moscú.
"El 29 de julio, en una base de almacenamiento ubicada en el distrito de Kolomna, provincia de Moscú, se declaró incendio. Como resultado fueron reducidos a cenizas el local de un estado mayor, el departamento de finanzas, club, dos secciones del parque de automóviles, 13 almacenes de diversos bienes de aviación y 17 canchas abiertas con los autos que estaban allí. El 30 de julio de 2010, los focos de fuego fueron localizados. No hay víctimas ni lesionados", señaló la fiscalía.
Unos medios noticiosos informaron este martes que un incendio forestal se propagó en el distrito de Kolomna, provincia de Moscú, a una base de aviación de la Marina de Guerra y quemó varios aviones por 20.000 millones de rublos (unos 700 millones de dólares). El Ministerio de Defensa de Rusia, al refutar esa información, señaló que en ese distrito no hay tales bases y que el incendio se produjo en el recinto de una unidad militar, sin ocasionarle daño serio.
Fuente: RIA Novosti
Russian hellish fires completely destroyed naval base outside Moscow: 200 aircraft burnt down
The forest fire has destroyed a large Russian naval base outside Moscow. Its occurred on July 29, but became known only on August 3. A Russian news agency, Life News, was the first to report about the incident: according to its data, 200 aircraft with the value of about $ 670 million had been reduced to ashes outside Moscow.
The very base of 100 hectares was completely burnt down, the agency reported citing its source.
Other sources confirm the report.
"Initial inquiry is being conducted on a fire on the naval base", the military investigations department at the Moscow military district commented on the information, giving neither the number of military aircraft, nor the damages caused fires.
Later, the ITAR-TASS news agency issued a statement by the defense ministry: indeed, "the upstream fire spread to the territory of one of the units in the Kolomna district on July 29".
"The fire spread over to a secret unit of the area of 100 hectares in 10 minutes", a source of Life News said. At the same time, it said, it is not only from an emergency situation from that the servicemen suffered.
"One building in the storage area of the Navy was also burnt down. The damage there is several times less - about $ 33 million", the source added.
Official spokesman for Investigations Committee, Vladimir Markin, confirmed that an initial inquiry into the fire is being conducted by the military investigations department. The fire occurred on Thursday 29 July. It took place at about 04:00 pm on the storage base of aviation and technical equipment belonging to the Russian Navy, which is located near the town of Kolomna, Moscow Region, Markin said to the Moscow Interfax news agency.
He said nothing about 200 jets and helicopters and $ 670 million damage, but pointed out that the HQ, a financial unit, a club, two buildings of the car park, 13 storage facilities with different aircraft, 17 open storage areas for equipment with cars on them, were burnt down.
"On July 30, the hotbeds of fire were localized. No one was suffered as a result", claims Markin.
According to unofficial data, the Central Aerotechnical Base (CAB) of the Russian Navy Air Force and Air Defense is located on the outskirts of the town of Kolomna (Shurovo District in Moscow Region).
The main tasks of the military unit are receiving, storing and processing aerial, hydrographic and navigating equipment coming from industrial enterprises, aviation and technical units, military schools and repair facilities of the Navy.
Russian Northern Fleet, Pacific Fleet, Baltic Fleet, Black Sea Fleet, the Caspian flotilla, the St. Petersburg Naval Base, units of the Russian Navy Air Forces, received maintenance at the CAB for 60 years.
No more. The fire completely destroyed this largest military base of the Russian Navy.
Fuente: Kavkaz Center