Burned shops and cafes in the zoo.
More than 70 firefighters are trying to extinguish a major fire that engulfed some cages of the zoo, in the nearby cafe and gift shop in London.
It is noted that the fire occurred in the camel enclosure near the old pool for the penguins.
The representative of the zoo confirmed that the animals were in the immediate vicinity of the fire, but declined to comment on whether they’re safe for the moment.
“Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were called to extinguish the fire in the cafe and the shop of the London zoo. About half of the cafe and shop, which also features area for feeding animals on fire,” said a fire brigade spokesman.
He said that at this stage the cause of the fire is yet to ascertained.
At about 11:20 Moscow time the fire brigade of London reported that the fire managed to be liquidated.
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