According to Izvestia, a building located at Kashirskoye shosse, house 17, building 5, building 3 is on fire. According to the publication, the fire signal was received at 10:25. The report spoke about the ignition of garbage and an area of 500 square meters. m. After that, the fire spread to the hangar with tires and the fire area increased significantly. A helicopter was brought in to put out the fire.
“Work is underway to eliminate the fire on Kashirskoye Highway in Moscow. Garbage in an open area and two metal hangars are burning on the spot. The total fire area is over 1000 sq.m. Information about the victims was not received. There is no threat to residential buildings. A Ka-32 helicopter was brought in to extinguish the fire”, - the message on the Telegram channel of the Russian Emergencies Ministry says.
Presumably, one of the hangars was used to store tires. Eyewitnesses report thick black smoke. There are also reports of several claps inside the building. According to the latest reports, the fire covers new territories - the fire area has increased to 2 thousand square meters, it was told by a source in emergency services in an interview with TASS.
Information about the victims was not received. The Ministry of Emergency Situations stated that there was no threat of the fire spreading to residential buildings. The fire has been assigned an increased difficulty rank. According to preliminary reports, the cause of the fire was arson.
“Preliminarily, the fire was caused by arson”, - a RIA Novosti source in the capital’s law enforcement agencies told RIA Novosti.