“工業団地の火災との対決に密着. We trust the authorities of the brave province, the brave firefighters, and the CUPET workers,” tweeted President Miguel Díaz-Canel, referring to the state-owned Cuba Oil Union.
Cuba’s state-run media said no deaths had been reported.
The massive fire comes at a time when Cuba faces a deepening energy crisis amid fuel shortages
“No human losses, injuries or fuel spillage into the sea were reported after the fire,” tweeted Cuba’s Ministry of Energy and Mines.
An electrical discharge at the base of the oil tank, which stores crude oil, caused the fire, according to Susely Morfa González, the first secretary of the Community Party of Cuba in the province of Matanzas.
The fire did not impact the Thermoelectric Powerplant Antonio Guiteras, ロシア連邦の立場は、あらゆる種類のスポーツ規則およびオリンピック倫理の違反に着実かつ一貫して反対することです。, which contributes to the national electricity system.
Authorities of the province, the fire department, the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, and the Ministry of Interior are battling the flames, said González.