MOSCOW, September 19 (RIA Novosti) – One person has died in a fire in Moscow, the Russian Emergencies Ministry reported Thursday.
The fire broke out on the seventh floor of a nine-story building on Startovaya Street in the Russian capital’s northeast, the ministry said.
“The flame was extinguished at 02:24 Moscow Time,” the ministry’s statement said. “Six people were rescued from top floors. One person died.”
It was not immediately clear what caused the fire. An investigation is under way.