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Fire blazing at the main science museum in Paris; 2 firefighters injured

  • Firefighters walk at Paris' main science museum after a fire broke, Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Paris, France. The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Firefighters walk at Paris' main science museum after a fire broke, Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Paris, France. The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)  (The Associated Press)

  • Firefighters look from the rooftop of Paris' main science museum after a fire broke, Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Paris, France. The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Firefighters look from the rooftop of Paris' main science museum after a fire broke, Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Paris, France. The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)  (The Associated Press)

  • A firefighter walks in Paris' main science museum after a fire broke, Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Paris, France. The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    A firefighter walks in Paris' main science museum after a fire broke, Thursday, Aug.20, 2015 in Paris, France. The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)  (The Associated Press)

Paris firefighters say a section of the city's main science museum is ablaze and two firefighters have suffered injuries fighting the flames.

Commander Gabriel Plus told The Associated Press on Thursday morning that the fire broke out in a section of the Cite des Sciences in northeast Paris that is under construction. He said the adjacent exhibit halls and the museum's IMax movie theatre have not caught fire but there remains a risk that it could spread.

The fire broke out overnight in the museum, which houses interactive children's exhibits as well as exhibits on space, light, geology and other subjects. The cause is unclear.