In St. Petersburg, lit the warehouse on the area of 2,3 thousand square meters

A warehouse caught fire in the industrial zone in Saint-Petersburg on the area of 2,3 thousand square meters, told RIA Novosti the EMERCOM of Russia.

According to authorities, on Tuesday morning information was received about a fire in St. Petersburg at the address Krasnogvardeysky district, Piskarevsky Avenue, 150, building 2, Customs terminal. It was reported that burning warehouse in the industrial area.

It is emphasized that to eliminate the fire attracted 113 people and 25 pieces of equipment, including from EMERCOM – 68 human and 17 units of equipment.

"The willingness to use the Mi-8 helicopter, is also scheduled arrival of trains fire", - added in the message.