Europe's Future Tallest Building 'Moscow's Federation Tower' caught Fire.
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Europe's Future Tallest Building 'Moscow's Federation Tower' caught Fire.

London : United Kingdom | Apr 03, 2012 at 10:58 AM PDT
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Europe's to-be tallest tower on fire: 250m skyscraper ablaze in Moscow!!! 02.04.2012

The glow of flares lit up at night in Moscow the upper floors of skyscrapers under construction called the Federation Tower. They believe that a bad move by a helicopter tanker fire fueled.

The fire in the eastern part of the complex was visible from much of the western half of the Russian capital. Two tanks helicopters circled noisily threw the fire and large quantities of water on the flames.

The Emergencies Ministry reported that the fire was contained at approximately 23:30 hours (1930 GMT), about three hours after it began.

The fire, about 250 meters on the street , apparently erupted when some plastic sheeting hit a reflector illuminating a work area, told The Associated Press Television News a representative of the construction company Potok8, Nikita Zhuravlev. He said one of helicopters firefighters found flames spreading to fly too near the fire.

The Federation Tower is part of a huge real estate development settled on the banks of the Moscow River, 2.5 miles west of the Kremlin. When construction is completed, the complex will consist of two office towers covered with glass covers at the height of 560 meters. The building will have a height of 360 meters.

The complex will be the tallest building in Europe and overtake currently holds the record, the building known as the Capital City with nearly 302 meters which is in the same development as the Federation Tower. Also, it is the higher to another building, the Tower City Mercury, which reach 332 meters.

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A Kremlin tower is pictured with the Federation complex in the "Moscow City" business district, with the Vostok or East tower, that caught fire on Monday, seen in the background, in central Moscow
A Kremlin tower is pictured with the Federation complex in the "Moscow City" business district, with the Vostok or East tower, that caught fire on Monday, seen in the background, in central Moscow
Vicky247 is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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