July 11, 2019 / 8:46 AM / 5 days ago

Major fire breaks out at power station in Moscow region - TASS

MOSCOW, July 11 (Reuters) - A major fire broke out at an electricity generating power station in the Moscow region on Thursday, the TASS news agency cited a source in the emergency services as saying.

Footage circulating on social media showed huge flames leaping into the sky at the facility. An eyewitness quoted by the RIA news agency said the flames were 50 metres high.

Firefighters were on their way to the scene, Russian news agencies reported. (Reporting by Maxim Rodionov writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Osborn)

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