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Fire contained in distribution center in Voronezh Region - Emergencies Ministry

No victims were reported

MOSCOW, April 28. /TASS/. Fire-fighters managed to contain the fire that sparked in the Magnit distribution center in the village of Nechayevka, the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry told TASS.

"The fire in the Voronezh Region was contained on an area of 42,000 square meters at 4:12 Moscow time," an Emergencies Ministry employee said. No victims were reported.

The fire-fighting continues.

Law enforcement bodies reported that several scenarios are being studied, including an electrotechnical failure and the violation of safety rules. The source did not rule out that "the fire fighters were called on late, so the fire had covered a large area."

The press service of the Main Directorate for the Voronezh Region of the Russian Emergencies Ministry reported that by the time the fire fighters arrived to the scene, half of the building, 20,000 meters, was on fire. The emergency services received the fire report at 0:08 Moscow time.