Near Yekaterinburg in the night the warehouse caught fire household chemicals and pyrotechnics. Rescuers have started suppression fire. The cause of the fire is now being investigated.
A serious fire in a warehouse near Yekaterinburg, the Ministry of emergency situations under control. The fire area does not increase. At midnight the fire was burning on the area of 2 thousand square meters. According to operational services, the fire occurred about 7 o'clock in the evening. The warehouse caught fire household chemicals. At the emergency arrived, dozens of rescuers and special equipment.
The smell of burning was felt on distance of several kilometers. Columns of smoke were visible even from the skyscrapers of Ekaterinburg. Close to midnight on the fire place explosions began. It turned out that in the warehouse, according to police was kept and pyrotechnics.
However, 3 hours after reports of a fire, the emergencies Ministry managed to localize the fire. Firefighters continue to extinguish. Some time they will also shed the warehouse and surrounding buildings. Currently the area is cordoned off.
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