According to origo.hu, an explosion happened in Richter pharmaceutical company Kobanya, Budapest. One people easily and one severely injured in the accident.
Mate Kisdi, disaster management spokesman said that the workers tried to cut an empty tank when it exploded.
Previously, methanol was stored in the tank. Firefighters arrived the scene cooled down the location of the detonation, and the affected area was closed in a hundred-meter-radius range.
The case is investigated
Mobile laboratory of the disaster management performed measurements on the spot, there is no chemical hazard – disaster management spokesman said to origo.hu. They know a subcontractor broke the tank.
The mayor’s office of Kobanya was informed about the explosion. The secretariat of Mayor Robert Kovacs said this is the office order, but they do not know more about the case.
The National Ambulance Service told origo.hu that there were two injured, one is easily and one is severely. The injured were taken to the hospital.
The pharmaceutical company Richter Gedeon said they could not give any information about the explosion, they said they had begun the investigation of the case.
BKK (Budapest Traffic Center) said there is an official closing on Gyomro Road between Kada Street and Koer Street, in the 10th district.
You can evade on the Kada Street-Gergely Street-Koer Street route, the lines concerned operate on a detour.
based on the article of origo.hu
translated by BA