In Sevastopol, on the night of April 29, a fuel tank caught fire at an oil depot near Manganari Brothers Street in Kazachya Bay. The area of the fire is about 1000 square meters, it was assigned the 4th class - high fire danger. As Krym.Realii writes with reference to its correspondent, the smoke from the fire began to partially dissipate only in the morning. He also said that gunfire was heard at the scene of the fire.
The occupying authorities of the peninsula claim that the fire started as a result of a drone attack. So, Mikhail Razvozzhaev, the "governor" of Sevastopol, wrote about this. He also said that information on the victims is being specified. According to TASS, employees of the cynological service arrived at the scene to check the territory of the oil depot for the presence of explosives. Also, the press service of Razvozzhaev stated that the residents of Sevastopol would not be evacuated from the Cossack Bay.
In addition to Razvozzhaev, Ukrainian Olga Kovitidi spoke about the fire. From 2006 to 2014, she was a deputy of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, and after the annexation, she began to cooperate with the Russian authorities. Since then, she has served as a senator. In response to the fire in Sevastopol, Kovitidi called for a strike on Odessa:
“About the attack of the UAV UAV on Sevastopol and the fire of the oil depot in the Cossack Bay. We no longer have time for "slow dancing". What happened requires a reciprocal tough decision and action. All oil storage facilities in Odessa must be destroyed. A strategic decision to neutralize Odessa as a Ukrainian military base must be made.”
The Ukrainian side has not yet reacted to the fire.