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At 22:13, On Tuesday, November 24 (in the local time), a bitcoin mining farm has caused a fire to break out in an apartment in the Petrogradsky district of Saint Petersburg city, Russia, which injured a 35-year-old owner of the rig, according to the local newspaper 78.ru.
According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the cause of the fire was because the owner did not install a cooling system for the crypto mining equipment. The mining operator who operated the rig from his seven-bedroom apartment was hospitalized with burns on his hands, back, and neck.
Four fire engines, 16 firefighters arrived at the scene. After 40 minutes, the fire was extinguished.