One of Europe’s biggest markets burning in Kharkiv (pictures added)

12:11, 27 August 2008
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Flames enveloped almost 200 square meters

“Barabashov” market caught fire in Kharkiv on Wednesday.

According to the press-office of the Emergency Ministry’s Kharkiv Directorate, the information about the fire was received by the local fire brigade at 03.37 a.m..

14 tank trucks arrived at the scene of fire. By the time when firemen arrived, the flames enveloped almost 200 square meters of the market.

The fire was localized at 07.38 a.m.

At present firemen continue extinguishing the fire and are dismantling burnt constructions of the market.

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