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Warehouse on fire on premises of space rocket center in Russia's Samara

SAMARA, October 18. /TASS/. A warehouse on the premises of the space rocket center Progress in Samara has caught fire, the regional office of the Emergencies Ministry told TASS.

"A two-storey warehouse located on the space rocket center’s premises is on fire. An area of about 400 square meters has been affected. There have been no immediate reports of casualties," the source said.

The alarm call came at about 13:00 Moscow time. A fire-fighting operation is in progress.