A testing and training fire drill has been conducted at Zhuravlinskaya line operation dispatcher station (LODS) in Syzran District of Samara Region at Kuibyshev Branch of Transneft Druzhba.
As per the drill plot, a petroleum product spill occurred, resulting from a loss of containment in the pump unit of the pump house at the Ufa – West direction petroleum products trunk pipeline (PPTP). A simulated fire broke out covering an area of 288 m3. According to the scenario, the automatic firefighting system failed.
During the fire drill, the LODS personnel and participants of a volunteer fire brigade practiced arranging communication during a fire, emergency deployment of firefighting equipment and using the fire protection system at a facility.
During the drill, the station staff and employees of the facility-based firefighting crew showed excellent teamwork. The simulated fire was swiftly contained and eliminated. All tasks set were fulfilled within the planned deadline.