Cemetery fire raged for 11 hours in Semey

UST KAMENOGORSK - Firefighters have been battling a huge fire for eleven (!) hours as it raced through an old cemetery on Monday evening in Semey, East Kazakhstan region.

Witnesses who reported the blaze said the smoke and fire could be seen from a distance. Four crews worked for eleven hours to put out the flames. About 800 square meters of the territory was burnt down. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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