Two people were killed as an explosion and fire ripped through a private brewery in the southern Russian town of Pyatigorsk, Stavropol region, the regional branch of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said in a statement on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.
According to the statement, two bodies were recovered after the fire had been extinguished. The firefighting effort involved 30 personnel and ten pieces of equipment.
The fire scorched an area of 20 square meters. A probe is underway to figure out the cause of the explosion.