More than a hundred people were attracted to extinguish the fire in a residential building in the centre of Saint Petersburg, said the press service of GU Ministry of emergency situations.
The incident occurred in the house 28 on street of Lomonosov. Around 19:20 in the five-story building lit apartment on the fourth floor. The fire area is 50 square meters.
In fire fighting involved 102 people and 23 units of equipment, said the Agency.
After almost an hour after the arrival of the first fire units on the scene, the fire managed to localize. From the burning house evacuated eight people. Information on casualties yet.