Eight injured in power station fire in Russia's Moscow region -- media reports

Source: Xinhua| 2019-07-11 19:17:08|Editor: Wu Qin
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MOSCOW, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were injured in a major fire that broke out at a heat-and-power plant in the Moscow region on Thursday, Russian media quoted sources in the emergency services as saying.

The fire took place at a high-pressure natural gas station in the plant in the city of Mytishchi, north of the Russian capital, spreading to an area of 200 square meters and causing flames that were 50 meters high, RIA Novosti news agency reported, citing a spokesman of the regional emergency services.

Firefighters are on their way to the scene. Employees of a car shop located near the plant were reportedly hurt in the fire, according to Interfax news agency.

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