MOSCOW, June 3. /TASS/. Firefighters have rescued over 120 people from the burning Grand Setun Plaza business center in western Moscow, a spokesperson for the Russian Emergencies Ministry told TASS.
"According to preliminary reports, more than 120 people have been rescued from the burning building, and the search for more people continues," the spokesperson said.
In particular, several people were rescued from the eighth floor.
The fire has engulfed the first four floors of the building, scorching 1,000 square meters. The blaze has been classified as a five-alarm fire.
A member of the firefighting operations center told TASS that the fire had been triggered by a short circuit caused by an incorrect installation of facade lighting.