MOSCOW, January 27 (Itar-Tass) – On Sunday morning a fire occurred in the building of the Moscow State University, and the firefighters evacuated about 400 students, press service of the Moscow branch of EMERCOM said.
The fire in the building’s sector B began at 07:50 Moscow time.
“On fire were equipment and furniture at the area of ten square metres in the canteen which is on the ground floor,” the press service said. “The brigade, which came to the site, put out the fire quickly.”
“Because of the smoke, about 400 students were evacuated from the campus, there are no victims,” the press service said.
The investigation of the fire’s reasons is underway.