Massive fire breaks out at factory in China’s Henan province, 36 killed

China Workshop Fire: About 36 people died in a fire incident in Henan province of Central China. The incident took place at a factory in Anyang city. Chinese media gave information about this on Tuesday. Two other people have been injured in the fire incident, while two people are yet to be traced.

The fire started on Monday afternoon around 4 pm. Firefighters had to work hard for several hours to extinguish it. More than 200 relief workers and around 60 firefighters were engaged in extinguishing the fire. The report states that the fire broke out at the Kaixinda Trading Co. Ltd. in Wenfeng District, a high-tech zone in Anyang City. After this incident, there was chaos in the area for several hours. 

63 fire tenders extinguished the fire 

According to local media, fire brigade teams had sent 63 vehicles to the spot. The fire was brought under control by 8 pm local time and completely extinguished by 11 pm. 36 people died in the accident and two have been admitted to the hospital for treatment with minor injuries. Doctors say that the condition of those admitted is currently fine. 

Dangerous explosion took place in 2015

In March 2019, a chemical factory exploded in Yancheng, 260 km from Shanghai, killing 78 people and destroying homes within a radius of several kilometres. In 2015, a massive explosion at a chemical warehouse in northern Tianjin killed 165 people, in one of China’s worst industrial accidents. 

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