Officials: 37 die in Russian psychiatric hospital fire; building had been cited as unsafe

  • Article by: VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 13, 2013 - 10:15 AM

MOSCOW — A pre-dawn fire swept through a Russian psychiatric hospital Friday, killing 37 people, officials said. Authorities had long warned that the mostly wooden building dating to the 19th century was unsafe.

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