A fire broke out on the territory of the Minsk Automobile Plant (MAZ) on March 27, according to the Belarusian Telegram channel MotolkoHelp. People on social networks write that they heard several explosions around 19:15 local time.
In the MAZ Telegram channel, messages about the fire are called “information stuffing”. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus stated that the fire did not occur at an automobile plant, but on the territory of Minskzhelezobeton OJSC. “There was a fire of three MAZ trucks in an open area,” the representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations said.