Fire in a historic 14-story building in Moscow caught on video

A fire on the roof of a 14-storey residential building in Moscow caught on video. It was published by the Readovka Telegram channel.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire began at 17:53 in the house number 1 on the Taras Shevchenko embankment, RIA Novosti reports. Building materials and rubbish are burning on the roof, the press service specified.

According to TASS, the building is historic. At various times, the first director of the TsPKiO named after I. Gorky Betty Glan and literary critic Evgeny Pasternak, son of the writer Boris Pasternak.

The Mash Telegram channel reported that as of 18:58 the fire was extinguished, its area was 50 square meters. 10 people were evacuated, no one was injured.