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Two people die in warehouse fire in central Moscow

Seven people were evacuated from the building

MOSCOW, November 20. /TASS/. Two people died in a fire that broke out at a flower warehouse in central Moscow, a spokesman for the emergencies services told TASS on Sunday.

"Firefighters have found two dead bodies," he said, adding that one person is missing.

The fire at the flower warehouse on Komsomolskaya Square was reported at 15:13 Moscow time. Seven people were evacuated from the building. The flame partially destroyed floor structures between the building’s first and second floors on an area of 500 square meters. By now, the fire has been localized on an area of 2,500 square meters.

It was not the first fire in this building Thus, on November 14, 2018, a fire consumed an area of 700 square meters. No one was hurt.