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Rescuers scour rubble after fire at Moscow confectionary plant

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Rescuers are searching for one man believed to be trapped under debris after a fire engulfed 2,000 square meters of Moscow's largest confectionary plant, a spokesman said Tuesday.

MOSCOW, April 2 (RIA Novosti) - Rescuers are searching for one man believed to be trapped under debris after a fire engulfed 2,000 square meters of Moscow's largest confectionary plant, a spokesman said Tuesday.

The fire broke out at the Krasny Oktyabr (Red October) plant, which is also a local landmark on the River Moskva, at about 4.30 a.m. local time (12:30 a.m. GMT), emergency services said.

About 80 workers were evacuated from the fourth floor of the building.

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