Two technicians to an American research station in the Antarctic came in an incident in a generator building were killed. They had maintenance work on the fire protection system of the building is performed, with informed science Foundation NSF on Wednesday (local time) on its website.

Thus, a helicopter pilot had to fly Over smoke from the building upgrades to see and was landed to investigate. He found the two technicians unconscious on the ground. A rescue team declared the two dead at the scene, the second engineer died later in the hospital of the McMurdo Station. The incident will still be investigated. Information on the cause of the disaster it was initially.

The McMurdo Station, according to its website, the largest research station in Antarctica. There are times to live and work in a shock of up to 1000 people. Research is being conducted there, among other things, in the fields of biology, Geology, Geophysics, and climate.