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IRKUTSK, March 16 (Itar-Tass) - A fire broke out in an orphanage in the city of Shelekov, the Irkutsk Region, on Saturday. The blaze was promptly extinguished by rescuers.
The fire broke out at 11:10 Moscow time (16:10 local time) on 50 sq m, the Emergencies Ministry's press service said.
One hundred and ten children and seven staff workers were evacuated.
The blaze was extinguished at 11:35. Nobody was hurt.
There was no immediate information about the cause of the fire.