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Largest research center in field of aviation and astronautics is on fire in russia 05/21/2022 17:00:22. Total views 249. Views today — 2.

In Zhukovsky near Moscow, a fire broke out in one of the buildings of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI). This was reported on May 21 by the russian media.

The total fire area is 100 sq.m. There is a threat of further spread.

"There is a threat of fire spreading and explosion of gas cylinders located in the burning building, - the russian media report, citing their law enforcement officers.

According to preliminary data, the roof of one of the buildings is currently on fire". It is also reported that the roof of the main building of TsAGI is on fire.

There was no information about the victims yet. As a preliminary cause of the fire, gas-welding operations on the roof are called, where the cylinder allegedly exploded, which led to the fire.

"This is one of the versions, it will be checked after the fire is eliminated", - the russian media write.