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Moscow theatre fire localized, no one injured

Updated: 2013-11-03 19:20
( Xinhua)

MOSCOW - A Moscow theatre burst into flames Sunday, but the fire has been localized and no one was injured, local authorities said.

About 150 square meters of the wooden ceiling of the School of Modern Drama theatre collapsed, according to preliminary reports cited by Itar-Tass news agency.

More than 350 people were evacuated from the "strongly fumigated" two-story building, and police has cordoned off the area.

The cause of the blaze is yet to be determined.