Fire hits Museum Kampa in Prague, smoke reaches exhibitions

There has been a fire broke out at a modern art museum Wednesday in the heart of the Czech capital, Prague officials said.

Source of fire outbreak has been said to be an electrical cables that caught fire at one of Museum Kampa’s building, sending acrid smoke across the nearby Vltava River, Prague firefighters spokesman Martin Kavka said.

Firefighters extinguish the blaze, but had to evacuate pieces of art from an exhibition hall hit by the thick smoke, Kavka said, but it wasn’t immediately clear if any artwork was damaged.

The museum located near the iconic Charles Bridge is known for its valuable collection of paintings by Frantisek Kupka, a pioneer of modern abstract painting.

Police said more than 100 people had was evacuated from the museum no lives were lost but only one injured

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