Friday, February 24, 2012

Chongqing, an explosion caused by chemical plant fire

重庆,爆炸造成化工厂火灾.CHONGQING - An explosion caused a chemical plant to catch fire in Southwest China's Chongqing municipality early on Friday morning, local authorities have said.
No casualties have been reported so far after the acetylene-burning blast happened at 3:30 am at a workshop of Fangxin Fine Chemical Co Ltd. in Jiangbei district, said a spokesman with the district government.
The fire has been controlled, and the cause of the accident is being investigated.