A distillation process was carried out using a highly flammable chemical, which caused an explosion. A barrel containing the chemical had exploded in the production building, according to information released by the State Fire and Rescue Service (VUGD).
Šodien plkst.10.02 saņemts izsaukums uz Krustpils ielu Rīgā, kur ražošanas ēkā bija eksplodējusi muca ar ķīmisku vielu. Notikumā cieta cilvēks, - nodots @NMPdienests. Pirms VUGD ierašanās evakuējās 100 cilvēki. Objektā apturēti tehnoloģiskie procesi, notiek telpu pārbaude.— VUGD (@ugunsdzeseji) June 3, 2021
One person has been harmed, who was immediately given medical treatment and taken to the hospital.
100 people evacuated before the arrival of VUGD. Technological processes have been stopped at the site and premises are being checked.
The cause of the accident is currently being investigated.