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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Five Firefighters Hurt

MOSCOW -- Five firefighters were injured while battling a blaze in a Moscow store, the city fire department said Friday.

The fire broke out about 6 p.m. Thursday in the basement of the Cleopatra plumbing fixtures store and raged for nine hours. The five firefighters were hurt when the fire f fueled by synthetic carpets, oil-filled space heaters and other inflammable materials f suddenly intensified, Itar-Tass said.