The incident occurred at Baumgarten east of Vienna, Austria’s largest reception level and the principle distribution hub for fuel imports from Russia, Norway and elsewhere.
“An explosion occurred at eight:45 am (0745 GMT), adopted by a fireplace,” police spokesman Edmund Tragschitz advised AFP, including that the trigger was not instantly clear.
“Issues are below management,” he mentioned. He later put the variety of folks damage, together with one significantly in addition to these with minor accidents, at round 60.
However Purple Cross spokeswoman Sonja Kellner advised the Austria Press Company that one individual had been killed and 18 injured.
A number of hearth brigades from the encircling space had been referred to as in to assist.
The Baumgarten fuel hub receives some 40 billion cubic metres of fuel yearly and redistributes it elsewhere in Europe together with to Germany and northern Italy.
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