An aluminum plant lost nearly 60,000 square meters of warehouse storage to fire Saturday morning near Moscow, Russia.
More than 115 responders and 37 pieces of equipment battled the fire that extensively damaged nearly 80% of the factory warehouse in Dmitrov, the press service for the Ministry of Emergencies of Russia reports.
After the fire was reported at 8:36 a.m., fire officials raised its classification of seriousness twice in the first 45 minutes, increasing the level of response. Within one hour the fire had spread across the entire roof with a third of it having collapsed.
At one point helicopters were used to make wildland fire-type water dumps over the factory.
No causalities were reported.
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