Six homeless people die in Russia building fire

Aug. 17, 2013 at 8:33 AM

PSKOV, Russia, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Six people died in a building fire early Saturday in the northwest Russian city of Pskov, officials said.

The Emergencies Ministry said the bodies of five men and a woman were found after firefighters spent several hours extinguishing the blaze at a two-story non-residential building, RIA Novosti reported.

"It has been preliminarily established that they were all homeless," a police spokesperson said.

Identities of the dead have not been established. The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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