According to the reports, an explosion was heard before the fire broke out.
Russian media and social networks reported on March 16 that a large fire has broken out in the compound of the Federal Security Service in the city of Rostov-on-Don, which is located close to Ukraine's Donetsk and Luhansk regions, where fierce fighting between invading Russian troops and Ukraine's armed forces is taking place. According to the reports, an explosion was heard before the fire broke out. Some reports say smaller explosions have been heard as the fire continues. Russia's Emergency Ministry confirmed the fire but did not give any details. To read the original story by RFE/RL's Crimea.Realities, click here .