Huge blaze after blast rocks petrochemical plant in E China (VIDEO)

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A dramatic video has been released capturing the moment when a huge explosion broke out at a petrochemical factory in east China's Shandong Province triggering a massive fire. Over 130 firefighters were called to tackle the blaze, local media reported.

The fire broke out on Thursday at around 7:30 am local time, as tanks containing liquified hydrocarbon leaked at the plant in the city of Rizhao, China's Xinhua state news agency reported.

Firefighters from neighboring Qingdao City have rushed to the site to help contain the blaze. No casualties have been reported.