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RT: 3,000 people evacuated, helicopters deployed as market outside Moscow erupts in flames

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A massive fire has today erupted at a builders market in Moscow.

Russian media reported several cars have exploded in an underground car park while structures have collapsed inside the burning complex.

Around 3,000 people were reportedly evacuated from the Sindika market as witnesses fled in panic when the fire erupted.

Russia Today reported the fire broke out in a ground floor warehouse and spread to an underground car park where vehicles combusted.

The cause of the blaze is not known at this stage.

At least one person was injured in the fire with a man taken to hospital with smoke inhalation, according to Russia Today.

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