Fire broke out at the building of the Kazakh Drama Theatre in the city of Atyrau, according to the Emergencies Committee.
The municipal fire-fighting department was informed about the fire in the theatre at 14:30 local time.
The fire that broke out in the switchboard room on the second floor and spread later to the roof of the building.
The area of the fire made approximately 1,500 square meters. 40 people and 7 units of equipment are involved in the fire extinguishing operation, Kazinform reported.