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Research center developing radio-electronic systems is on fire in Moscow region

24 June, 2024 Monday
20:11

On June 24, a fire broke out on the territory of the Platan research institute in Fryazino, Moscow region. According to Russian media, 8 people were reported dead

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This was reported by media and the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations.

According to the latest data from Russian rescuers, four floors of the building in Fryazino have almost completely burned down, and the fire area has increased to 5,000 square meters.

"There are gas-air mixture cylinders inside the building. More than 130 specialists and 50 pieces of equipment are working at the scene," the Russian Emergencies Ministry said.

At about 6 p.m. Kyiv time, the fire was still going on. Russian propaganda media reported that four floors of the building had completely burned down, and that structures were still collapsing inside.

According to preliminary data, 8 people died in the fire in Fryazino.

A second Ka-32 helicopter from the Moscow Aviation Center was sent to the scene of the fire. 

For reference. The Platan Research Institute develops electron beam devices and semiconductor lasers, as well as screens. According to Russian Telegram channels and the Russian propaganda agency TASS, the research institute has allegedly not been located in the building that caught fire for some time, and various companies have been renting offices there. However, there is no official confirmation of this information.

The building is thought to house the center which develops radio-electronic systems used by Russia's army to jam sign

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