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(CNN) — At least 48 people are dead and dozens missing after a fire at a shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, a spokesman for the firefighting agency told Russian state media.

CNN电 消防机构一名发言人向俄罗斯国家媒体透露,在西伯利亚城市克麦罗沃一个购物中心于周日发生火灾后,至少64人死亡,多人下落不明。

Earlier, fire authorities said about 69 people, including 40 children, were missing in the complex, which includes a cinema, bowling alley, children’s center and petting zoo, according to Tass.

据塔斯社报道,此前,消防部门表示,约69人,包括40名儿童,在该建筑物内下落不明,室内有电影院、保龄球馆、儿童中心和宠物公园。

Video taken at the scene of the fire showed enormous clouds of thick, grey black smoke pouring out of the windows and roof of the shopping mall, as fire crews worked desperately to contain the blaze.

火灾现场拍摄的视频显示,大量浓厚、灰黑色烟雾从窗户和购物商场屋顶冒出,消防员正在全力灭火。

Even after the sun set, a dull red glow could be seen over the building before the fire was extinguished.

即便太阳已经落山,在火势被扑灭前,仍然可以看到建筑物上暗红色的火焰。

Twenty people were saved from the burning building, Tass reported, and about 100 others were evacuated.

塔斯社报道,20人从这栋起火的建筑物内被救出,约100人被撤出。

The fire was brought under control late Sunday night, the firefighting agency told Tass, and a criminal case has been opened.

消防部门向塔斯社表示,火灾周日晚间得到了控制,已经开始刑事案件调查。

Families of the victims will be paid one million rubles ($17,500) in compensation each following the fire, Kemerovo’s Governor Aman Tuleyev announced early Monday morning.

克麦罗沃州长哈曼·图勒耶夫周一早间宣布,遇难者们的家属将会获得100万卢布(17500美元)的赔偿。