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The Ministry of Emergency Situations managed to localize the fire at the Ozon warehouse

Fire at Ozon warehouse in Istra
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Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations localized the fire at the Ozon warehouse near Moscow in Istra on an area of ​​​​55 thousand square meters. At the same time, the total area of ​​\u200b\u200ball premises is 75 thousand square meters. m.

The Ozon warehouse is located in the village of Petrovskoye near Novorizhskoye Highway. In a fire near the building, the roof and walls collapsed on an area of ​​​​22 thousand square meters. m., reports RIA Novosti on Wednesday, the third of August.

The fire was reported at 12:33 p.m. So far, one person has died and 11 others have been injured. About a thousand people were evacuated from the burning warehouse.

RIA Novosti, citing emergency services, reported that arson was considered the main version of the fire. The Investigative Committee will investigate the incident – its head Alexander Bastrykin personally ordered to initiate a criminal case.

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