The city firefighting department said on Monday that the signal about fire in the Timiryazev Academy in Dmitrovskoye Shosse, 47, was received by the officer on duty at 4:30, a.m., Moscow time.
The fire started in one of the rooms of the building on the eleventh floor. It was extinguished at 5:15 a. m., Moscow time. The area swept by fire amounted to 25 square meters. Twenty fire engines took part in firefighting operation. More than a hundred people were evacuated from the building.
An investigation group is establishing the cause of the fire.