Fire in Almaty construction materials and building supplies shopping mall
There was a fire at Azat shopping center on the crossing of Shevchenko and Rozybakiev streets. According to witnesses smoke started issuing from the second floor windows of the construction materials shopping center at 10 a.m. But firefighters reported that they received an alert only one hour after that. 45 people were evacuated from the burning building. The unfortunate sellers who lost their goods in the fire are counting their loses. The building was used as a warehouse for construction supplies by a number of sellers. It it is to be determined who or what started the fire that took over an area of 250 square meters.