Moscow: Eight Russian firefighters die while fighting warehouse blaze

By: | Updated: September 23, 2016 12:32 PM

In a deadly fire that hit Moscow, eight Russian firefighters were killed as they battled the blaze at a warehouse.

fire-reu-LTheir bodies were discovered in the debris left by the fire on Friday morning. (Representative image. Reuters)

Eight Russian firefighters were killed as they battled the blaze at a warehouse in Moscow on Thursday night, a spokesman for Russia’s Emergencies Ministry told media. Their bodies were discovered in the debris left by the fire on Friday morning. According to the local media, the fire immersed a large warehouse containing plastic materials on Thursday evening.

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