Over 50 Injured in High-rise Fire

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high-rise fire protectionBaku, Azerbaijan -- Officials have announced that sixteen people have died and fifty people were injured in a 16-story high-rise fire.

Flammable plastic paneling covered the building, which contributed to the massive damage and quick spread of the fire.  A criminal probe has been launched to look further into the fire.

A similar fire erupted earlier this month in Baku, but no injuries were reported.