“Last night, the drying oven of the hot-dip galvanizing shop in the village of Pokrovka caught fire. As a result of a fire on an area of ​​7 thousand square meters. damaged building ", - told in the UK.

The case was initiated on violation of safety rules in the conduct of construction or other works (Part 1 of Article 216 of the Criminal Code of Russia).

At present, recordings from surveillance cameras have been withdrawn, lists of employees passing by electronic passes are being studied.

As the governor of the region, Yuri Berg, said, no one was injured as a result of the fire. According to him, it was possible to avoid exceeding the permissible concentration of harmful substances.

In December 2018, URA.RU reported that the Electrozinc plant in Vladikavkaz would completely cease operations in the spring of 2019 due to a fire.