Visitors TSUM evacuated due to a fire

The TSUM building in Moscow

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In the building of the Central Department store on Petrovka street in Moscow there was a fire (according to preliminary data, the roof caught fire). Visitors to the store were evacuated

Emergency workers evacuate people from the building of the Central Department store in the center on Petrovka in connection with heavy smoke on the sixth floor of the Mall. About this TASS said a source in law enforcement bodies of the capital. “Heavy smoke occurred on the sixth floor of a building of the Central Department store on Petrovka street. At the emergency arrived employees of the Ministry of emergency situations who carried out the evacuation of people and determine the cause of the smoke,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

In a press-service of a capital Central Board of the Ministry of emergency situations confirmed to Interfax that cum evacuate because of the smoke. “Reported smoke at the address: Petrovka street, 2. The arrived rescuers, there is a slight smoke,” — said the press service of the Ministry.

In turn, the source of “Interfax” in the emergency services said that came the fire. “According to preliminary information, the fire occurred on the roof”, — quotes Agency of his companion.

TSUM is located in the center of Moscow on Petrovka street, house 2.

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