Massive fire breaks out at Russia's Saint Petersburg
A massive fire broke out at St. Petersburg in Russia, where one firefighter succumbed to his injuries, and two were hospitalised.
The Russian emergencies ministry said the fire had broken out over several floors of the red-brick Nevskaya Manufaktura building on the Oktyabrskaya embankment of the Neva river.
"Forty people were evacuated, and much of the roof and floor deck had collapsed," the ministry added.
The cause of the fire is unknown, and authorities have launched an investigation into the matter.
(Edited by Ladiangti Rani)