Posted 20 февраля, 12:29
Published 20 февраля, 12:29
Modified 20 февраля, 12:38
Updated 20 февраля, 12:38
"There was a fire on an area of 40 square meters in a clothing store on Koltsevaya Street", - the source told RIA Novosti.
He added that rescuers evacuated 20 people from the building, and two of them needed medical help — they later died on the way to the hospital.
"On their way to the hospital, they died in an ambulance", - said a representative of the emergency services.
According to him, it was possible to eliminate the fire at 13:21. 53 people and 15 pieces of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire.
The information about the death of two people and the elimination of the fire was confirmed to Interfax by the press service of the Moscow regional Emergency Situations Ministry.
According to the Telegram channel 112, the fire occurred in the Pyaterochka store.
"After the fire, the body of 46-year-old Tatiana Yakovleva and an unknown man were found. His identity is being established," the source said in a statement.