On Tuesday at around 1.40pm, an explosion occurred at a chemical factory in Zhuhai, with no casualties reported, as of press time.
According to People’s Daily, 40 fire trucks and 200 local firefighters were dispatched to the scene at around 1.43pm, including firefighters from Guangzhou, Foshan, Jiangmen and Zhongshan. As of 3pm, the fire had yet to be extinguished, although new videos posted online show the flames are now under control.
The cause of the blast is currently under investigation, according to Zhuhai authorities.
Watch below to see the explosion (VPN off):
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