Rescuers received a call about a fire in a five-story building in the center of Sochi at 05:43 p.m. Moscow time (02:43 p.m. GMT). The residents of the house — about 50 people, including 15 children, were evacuated.
According to preliminary information from the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the Krasnodar Territory, no one has been injured or killed as a result of the incident.
All emergency services in the city have been sent to the site. Currently, there is no official information as to the cause of the fire.