Moscow: Fire breaks out at Pushkin Museum, evacuation in progress

ANI | Updated: Nov 03, 2017 18:46 IST

Moscow [Russia], Nov 03 (ANI): One of the buildings at the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in central Moscow has caught fire.

According to the emergency services, the two-storey building on fire is next to the museum's main building.

"Building N. 10 on Volkhonka Street housing the private collections branch of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts has caught fire. Clouds of thick black smoke are rising," source said, as quoted by TASS.

Evacuation is in progress.

There have been no immediate reports of casualties. (ANI)