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4 Sep, 2007 12:56

Toy factory on fire in Moscow

A fire at a toy factory in the North-Eastern part of the Russian capital is reportedly under control. The fire broke out at around 6:00 p.m. Moscow time (2:00 p.m. GMT) and has spread over four floors of the factory building.

Reports coming in say the building has partly collapsed. 

Emergency services have evacuated 40 factory workers. One firefighter is reported to have been injured and taken to hospital.

According to reports, it may be hours before the blaze is completely put out.