Fire At Fireworks Warehouse In Moscow Extinguished - Emergency Services

MOSCOW (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 20th June, 2021) The fire at the fireworks warehouse near Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow has been extinguished, the Russian Ministry for Emergencies said.

The burning started on Saturday evening at about 7 p.m. local time (16:00 GMT). Three helicopters were deployed to put out the blaze.

"The open fire was extinguished at 9:29 p.m.," the statement said.

Three firefighters and one warehouse worker sustained minor injuries, Deputy Mayor Pyotr Biryukov told Russian media.