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Large-scale fires occurred in Moscow and Moscow region

Large-scale fires occurred in Moscow and Moscow region A series of mysterious large-scale fires is ongoing in Russia (photo: Emergency Situations Service)

On the night of January 11, two large fires occurred in Moscow and the Moscow region. A production workshop and an administrative-production building were ablaze, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry.

In the town of Obukhovo near Moscow, the roof of a polymer production workshop covering an area of 8000 square meters was on fire.

The staff evacuated before the arrival of firefighters. Over 100 specialists and 33 units of equipment were involved in extinguishing the fire. According to preliminary information, there are no casualties.

Additionally, in Moscow, an administrative and production building covering an area of 2000 square meters was on fire on Enthusiastov Highway.

A fire brigade was dispatched to the scene, and rescuers took measures to prevent further spread of the fire.

The fire was extinguished within a few hours, and there are no reported casualties.

Large-scale fires in Russia

In recent months, Russia has experienced a significant number of fires, often occurring in Moscow and other regions. There have been fires in ports, military facilities, factories, and other locations.

For instance, on December 30, a fire broke out at the Udokan mining company in Zabaykalsky Krai, damaging a part of the plant.

On January 4, a fire occurred at a substation in Moscow, causing three districts of the Russian capital to lose power and heating.

In November of the previous year, a fire erupted at the Chagino Moscow power substation. Reports indicated dense smoke, transformer ignition, and the spillage of 120 liters of fuel.