12 dead after fire in Moscow textile factory

It is understood three children including a baby died in the blaze

12 dead after fire in Moscow textile factory

In this photo taken late Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, firefighters prepare to work to extinguish a fire at a textile workshop in Moscow, Russia. Russian officials say a fire at a textile workshop in Moscow has killed more then dozen people, including three children. (AP Photo/Nikolay Koreshkov)

12 people have died in a fire at a textile factory in Moscow.

It is understood three children including a baby died in the blaze.

According to the BBC it engulfed the 33,000 square foot building and took over five hours to bring under control.

Russian officials say the victims were migrant workers who had been living and working in the building.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined, but authorities have not yet ruled out arson.