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Skopje apartment building catches fire, six admitted to hospital (PHOTO)

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A fire broke out Friday in an apartment building in the Skopje municipality of Cair igniting at least four flats.

According to initial findings, it started on the auxiliary staircases of the fifth floor of a high-rise building. It trapped a six­-member family on the ninth floor after starting to spread upwards.

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The fire was put out after an intervention by 54 fire-­fighters and 15 fire-­fighting vehicles deployed at the scene.

At least 11 people were hurt and six were admitted to hospital after the incident in Cair. None of them have life-­threatening injuries.

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Of those, four were children, including a 9­month baby. The children together with their mother have arrived from Turkey to visit relatives in Skopje.

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