A brief fire erupted atop one of the skyscrapers at the famous Moscow City International Business center, numerous photos and videos on social media show.
Black plumes of smoke can be seen rising from one of the towers.
Construction waste caused the fire, Russian Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti, adding that burning area was just around 4 square meters.
Сидим, значит, рассказываем мы доклад про МРТ, а из окна Москва-сити горит 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/0FsLS1j8oP
— OlyaAwesome (@OlyaAwesome) September 16, 2015
“The flames were extinguished before firefighters arrived,” the press service said.