“The fire rank has been increased to No. 3, a partial collapse of the roof,” the Emergencies Ministry said.

It is specified that the business center is located on Maly Prospect on Vasilyevsky Island.

The fire area, according to recent data, is 600 square meters. m. 550 people were evacuated from the building.

Earlier in St. Petersburg, a fire was localized on the territory of the trading pavilion.

URA.RU also reported that 66 people were evacuated due to a fire in a residential building in Nizhnevartovsk.