Fire Breaks Out in Stadium Under Construction For 2018 World Cup

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A fire broke out on October 5 in the commentator’s booth of a stadium being built for the 2018 World Cup in Nizhny Novgorod, eastern Russia. Thick plumes of black smoke could be seen rising from the stadium, but no injuries were reported.

A representative of the stadium told local media that some polystyrene caught fire while welders were working in the area, though the cause of the blaze has yet to be officially clarified. Credit: VK/Sergey Maskimenko via Storyful

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