Six people died in a massive fire in Moscow – DW – 11/21/2022

In the center of Moscow, near Komsomolskaya Square, there was strong fire. The area exceeded about 2,500 square meters, the press service of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported on Sunday, November 20.

The main department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation in Moscow indicated that at 01:00 Moscow time six people died, seven were evacuated. I had to install a lifting mechanism access for firefighters to the scene of the emergency.

The roof of the building collapsed

BEE firework the roof of the building collapsed. 80 personnel and 20 appliances were involved in extinguishing the fire.

According to open sources, the property houses a furniture and lighting store and a flower shop. The press service of the main department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia in Moscow indicated that the flower warehouse was on fire.

According to emergency services cause of distress became a failure of the electric heating and emergency operation of the power grid.

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By Peter Kavinsky

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