Russland: Brand in Lagerhaus des FSB in Rostow

16 mar 2023 6:18 p.m

According to initial information, one person died and two others were injured in a fire in a warehouse of the secret service building in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on Thursday. According to the governor, the cause of the fire was a short circuit.

Source: Sputnik © Sergei Pivovarov

A building of the Russian domestic secret service caught fire in Rostov-on-Don on Thursday. According to an agency source TASS The fire is said to have started in a two-story, detached building. The fire area was 880 square meters, according to the authorities, two walls collapsed. The open fire was extinguished in the early afternoon.

Photos and videos of a large cloud of smoke in the sky are circulating on social networks.

According to the head of the Rostov region, the cause of the fire was a short circuit. According to him, containers with fuel and lubricants exploded. He also confirmed reports that residents had been evacuated from neighboring houses. “According to experts, there is no risk that the fire will spread to neighboring blocks of flats. Nevertheless, the evacuation of residents has been initiated for safety reasons,” Vasily Golubev wrote on Telegram.

The FSB later confirmed that there was a fuel and lubricants fire that caused an explosion. According to rescue services, one person died in the incident and two others were injured.

With more than a million inhabitants, Rostov-on-Don is one of the largest cities in the southern federal district of Russia. The port city is not far from the People’s Republics of Lugansk and Donetsk.

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