Fire at oil refinery in central Russia quickly extinguished

Fire at oil refinery near Saratov, Russia (Photo by TASS)
Fire at oil refinery near Saratov, Russia (Photo by TASS)

One of Russia’s oldest refineries, located on in Saratov, a city on the Volga river, caught fire and was on Tuesday. Rosneft, which took over ownership of the refinery in 2013, said the fire, which ignited on the roof of a tank of diesel fuel, will not affect production and processing.