Firestorm hits Mykolaiv wood plant — photo, video

Large-scale fire in Mykolaiv on May 4
Large-scale fire in Mykolaiv on May 4

Massive fire broke out at Mykolaiv wood plant in the city's Ingulskyi district overnight, Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast reported on Facebook on May 4.

Emergency crews and specialized equipment from municipal SES units rushed to the scene. The Magirus Wolf R1 tactical robot was deployed to battle the blaze.

Firefighting efforts face challenges due to strong gusty winds, facilitating the rapid spread of the flames.

<span class="copyright">Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast</span>
Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast

The fire has been effectively controlled within an area of 2000 square meters as of 5:25 a.m. EET. Sixty-four firefighters are currently at the scene, with 17 units of specialized equipment involved in the operation.

Efforts continue to put out isolated pockets of fire.

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The Russians launched attacks on Ukraine using drones and missiles overnight on May 4. Despite air defense forces shooting down all drones, a critical infrastructure facility in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast sustained damage, resulting in injuries to two people.

Russia's attack also sparked three simultaneous fires in Kharkiv at various locations, which took over 5 hours to extinguish. Four people, including one child, were injured.

<span class="copyright">Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast</span>
Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast
<span class="copyright">Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast</span>
Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast
<span class="copyright">Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast</span>
Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast
<span class="copyright">Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast</span>
Ukraine's State Emergency Service's (SES) Main Directorate of Mykolaiv Oblast

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