Firefighters extinguish a fire at Grand Setun Plaza business centre in Moscow. AFP
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A massive fire engulfed a business centre in western Moscow on Friday.
The Russian Emergencies Ministry said that the fire broke out in the Grand Seton Plaza business center in western Moscow.
There were no reports of casualties.
The ministry stated that 120 people were rescued from the building, and efforts to put out the fire are still continuing.
The authorities added that the fire broke out on an area of 1,000 square metres.
Russia’s newly appointed emergencies minister, Alexander Kurenkov, went to the site to oversee the firefighting efforts.
Authorities didn’t name a possible cause of the fire. Russian news reports pointed to a short circuit as likely sparking the blaze.