The building got covered in thick smoke, Censor.NET reports citing Dumskaia.
Eight fire fighting vehicles participated in the extinguishing operation.
Preliminary version says the fire started in a room inhabited by homeless people. At 7:28 p.m. it had been put out. No casualties were reported.
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