Fire broke out in residential building in Baku extinguished - UPDATED - PHOTO

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# 20 August 2019 12:00 (UTC +04:00)

The fire broke out in a residential building in Yasamal district of Baku, has been extinguished, APA reports. 

The residents of the building have been evacuated.

No casualties are reported.

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The Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Azerbaijan has revealed information on fire, broke out in Baku, APA reports citing the Ministry.

“112” Call Center of the Ministry received information on the fire occurrence in the electric board between 13-14th floors of the many-storeyed residential building in Baku, Yasamal district. State Fire Control Department of the State Fire Control Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and relevant rescue teams of the Special Risky Rescue Service have been involved in the site. Residents of the building have been evacuated in the framework of security measures.

Currently, Fire fighting operation is underway.

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A fire has broken out in a residential building of Baku, APA reports.

The fire occurred in Yasamal district, I. Gutgashinli Street in Baku. Firefighters of the State Fire Protection Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations are involved in the site in order to extinguish the fire, broken out in the electric board between 13-14th floors of the many-storeyed building.

The neighbouring apartments have been protected from the fire.

Currently, the fire fighting operation is underway.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED