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    WATCH: Fire Erupts in Derelict Building in Center of Moscow

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    A massive blaze erupted in a derelict building in the center of Russia's capital of Moscow between the Russian Audit Chamber building and a dormitory.

    The fire in a derelict house in Moscow was reported by the emergency services on Thursday morning, and was blazing aver an area of 2000 sq. meters (aprox. 21000 sq. feet). The emergency services managed to localize and extinguish the fire in several hours.

    Several users on Twitter managed to capture the fire and the firefighting crews.

    ​The emergency service reported later that the fire had been extinguished at 4:53 MSK (01:53 GMT). There were no reports on any casualties, however, the emergency service spokesman said that no buildings nearby were evacuated.

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