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.
#BREAKING Blast reported at chemical factory in NE China’s Liaoning; cause of blast is being investigated pic.twitter.com/xZRNMshrT1— CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews) November 17, 2015
It comes just three months after explosions at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin killed over 160 people and injured 700 others.
#BREAKING: Chemical plant explosion in Fushun city, Liaoning Province, on Tue pic.twitter.com/nHHBSB9tjo— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) November 17, 2015