In Chelyabinsk, a fire broke out at a timber trading base, its area reaches 2600 square meters. m, according to the Ministry of Emergency Situations. There was a threat of fire spreading to nearby warehouses, but it was eliminated. What caused the incident is still unknown.
The fire happened at Yeniseiskaya street, house 52/4. The fire was localized at 5:14 local time (3:14 Moscow time). 50 people and 11 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing, a fire train was also sent to the scene of the incident. The testing laboratory is already measuring the air for its pollution, RIA Novosti specifies.