Fire At Russia’s Historic Factory, 40 Evacuated

Moscow (HRNW) Saint Petersburg: A huge fire was burning in a historic factory in Russia’s second city Saint Petersburg on Monday, sending clouds of black smoke over the city.

The emergencies ministry said the fire had broken out over several floors of the red-brick Nevskaya Manufaktura building on the Oktyabrskaya Embankment of the Neva River.

Forty people had been evacuated, while two firefighters had been hospitalised and contact lost with another one, the ministry said.


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