Russian media reported that there was an enormous explosion adopted by a plume of smoke and hearth within the space of Streletskoe and Tomarovka, situated round 10 miles from Belgorod.
Vyacheslav Gladkov, the area’s governor, introduced that one individual had been injured within the hearth, however the accidents will not be believed to be life-threatening.
There have been no rapid feedback from the defence ministry.
Mr Gladkov stated: “A hearth has occurred on the territory of one of many objects belonging to the MoD.
“All operational companies are working on the web site and all important measures are being taken to make sure security”.
He added: “There’s details about one injured individual amongst native residents.
“The harm just isn’t severe and there’s no hazard to life. All crucial medical assistance is being offered.”
Photographs posted on social media believed to be of the incident present a big funnel of smoke rising above the bottom.
It comes after, final month, accused Ukraine of finishing up a helicopter assault on a gas depot in Belgorod.
Nevertheless, Ukraine denied the assault in addition to different assaults Russia has insisted Kyiv has been behind, reminiscent of shelling villages and firing missiles at an ammunition depot.
Different Russian areas, that additionally border Ukraine, have beforehand reported cross-border shelling incidents since Russia first invaded Ukraine in February.
Final week, two massive fires broke out at two oil depots within the Russian metropolis of Bryansk, lower than 100 miles from the Ukraine border.
Russian media reported that the primary hearth occurred at a civilian facility that held 10,000 tons of gas, whereas the second hearth was at a army gas depot holding 5,000 tons.
Some Russian information retailers steered the fires have been attributable to Ukrainian sabotage.