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Russia: Fire breaks out in Moscow Pushkin Museum Nov. 3

Summary: Fire breaks out in Pushkin Museum in Moscow November 3; avoid the area

03 Nov 12:51 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 11/2/2017, 11:00 PM until 11/3/2017, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION Moscow

Event

A fire broke out on the roof of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow in the afternoon of Friday, November 3. According to local sources, evacuations are still underway, although no casualties have been reported as of 15:30 (local time). Local authorities are blocking traffic along Ulitsa Volkhonka near the museum. Expect transportation disruptions in the vicinity of the museum.

Details are still emerging. Avoid the area.

Advice

Individuals present in Moscow are advised to monitor developments to the situation and to avoid the area until the situation stabilizes.

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