Fire in Moscow – level 1
There is a big fire in Moscow. A plastics warehouse is on fire. An area of 37,000 square metres is on fire.
Firefighters try to put out the fire. There is a group of eight firefighters. The group helps people. The firefighters stop an explosion. When a roof falls down, contact with them is lost.
People hope that they are OK. Sadly, they die in the fire. People find their bodies later on.
Difficult words: warehouse (a place with many things which are going to be sold), put out (stop), roof (the top of a building).
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