“The fire that erupted this afternoon in offices of the Ministry of Justice in the center of Skopje has been extinguished. There are no injuries, but it caused material damage which will be assessed.

Zvonko Tomevski, commander of the Skopje Fire Brigade, said that three offices on the fourth floor burned out in the fire, but that there was heat was damaged in the surrounding premises.

The fire was reported at 4:45 p.m., and as Deputy Justice Minister Oliver Ristovski, who was present in the building, said that the alarm went off at 4:30 p.m.m and the evacuation of the people who were present in the the building began.” (translated from Nova Makedonija)