The fire became known at 4:19 Moscow time, according to the regional Emergencies Ministry. The fire started on the attic floor of an eight-story building.
The department indicates that there is a possibility of fire spreading.
Currently, about 300 people have been evacuated. Temporary accommodation centers have been prepared for the evacuated residents.
By 6:30 the fire had already occupied an area of over one and a half thousand square meters.
The fire has been assigned an increased difficulty number. 130 people and 34 units of special equipment take part in extinguishing.