It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the press service of the capital’s head of the Ministry of Emergencies.

“At 16:23 the fire is localized on an area of ​​300 square meters. m, ”the source said.

According to the Ministry of Emergencies, 188 people and 61 pieces of equipment were involved in the extinguishing.

Earlier it was reported that fire services are trying to eliminate the fire that arose in a six-story building in 1890 built on Tverskaya Street in the center of Moscow. Traffic on the street in both directions is blocked.