Factory fire kills four in east China

Published: Oct 20, 2019, 8:59 am IST
ChinaFire kills 4

Four people were killed and three others injured after a fire broke out in a factory in east China’s Fujian province on Sunday morning, local authorities said.
According to the information office of Nan’an City government, the local fire department received report at around 0230 hrs that a sanitary product plant caught fire, Chinadaily.com.cn reported.
Related departments and staff were sent to the site to put out the fire and rescue people there. The fire was extinguished at around 0400 hrs.The three injured were sent to hospital for treatment.
The building that caught fire is a seven-storeyed building and the accident took place on the fifth floor, the government said.
Further investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.