Topic: Sergei Alexandrovich
A fire broke out at the former St. Petersburg residence of the Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich and his wife, the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna.
Situated on the Nevsky Prospect, the palace is today more commonly known as the Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace.
The fire broke out about noon and quickly spread to the attic and the roof. The cause of the fire or the extent of the damage to the interiors and the facade is not yet known. Further updates will be posted as information becomes available.
© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 28 February, 2012