Blast & fire reported at chemical factory in China’s Liaoning province

An explosion has been reported at a chemical factory in Fushun, Liaoning province, in northeast China. The cause of the blast is under investigation, CCTV reported.

The explosion caused a fire at the site, the factory's website said, as cited by TASS news agency.

Firefighters quickly arrived at the scene and the situation is reportedly under control. 

No casualties have been reported.

It comes just three months after explosions at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin killed over 160 people and injured 700 others.