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Massive fire breaks out in St. Petersburg

by Abbey Fenbert September 16, 2023 2:39 AM 1 min read
A shopping center and restaurant on fire in St. Petersburg on Sept. 16, 2023. (Photo via Russian outlet RIA Novosti / Telegram)
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A large fire broke out at a building on St. Petersburg's Bukharestskaya Street in the early hours of Sept. 16, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti claimed on Telegram.

The building houses a restaurant and shopping center.

According to Russian media, the fire covers an area of 1,000 square meters. Ten emergency vehicles and nearly 40 people are at the scene working to extinguish the flames.

No information about injuries or casualties has been reported.

Russian media has also not reported the cause of the fire.

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