The scene of a fatal fire in Kostroma, Russia, on Saturday. Photo: via EPA-EFE
The scene of a fatal fire in Kostroma, Russia, on Saturday. Photo: via EPA-EFE
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Russia restaurant fire kills 15 in historic city of Kostroma, suspect detained

  • Huge fire in restaurant/bar in warehouse spread over 3,500 square metres, may have been caused by flare gun fired on dance floor
  • Firefighter told state television it took 50 people and 20 fire engines to extinguish the blaze, in one-storey venue popular with workers

The scene of a fatal fire in Kostroma, Russia, on Saturday. Photo: via EPA-EFE
The scene of a fatal fire in Kostroma, Russia, on Saturday. Photo: via EPA-EFE
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