Flames were shooting from an upper-floor apartment in the Monroe Towers, an apartment building constructed in 1965. It is one of the tallest buildings in Asbury Park, a community along the Atlantic Ocean.
A spokesman for the city's fire department, who did not give his name, said a number of people were injured and some were trapped on balconies.
The head of Russian Technologies, Sergei Chemezov, clarified the fate of anti-aircraft guided missiles that Russia was supposed to deliver to China
The Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Michael Calvey, the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund, on allegations of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles from Vostochny Bank. Calvey will be held in custody until April 13