WATCH: Fire Breaks Out on Nanshan Mountains in Shenzhen

By Rakini Bergundy, January 22, 2021

0 0

In addition to pollution clouding the skies yesterday, a fire broke out around 8.20pm last night on the largest mountains of Nanshan Mountains, Danan Mountain. Multiple fire and rescue teams, consisting of 104 officers and 19 fire engines in total rushed to the scene in Nanshan district.

Videos of troops of firefighters dispersing on the scene and the mountain ablaze were widely circulated on social media. There were reports from residents around Sea World of thick smoke and ashes falling from the sky.

4b240103gy1gmvshret8zj23402c0tly.jpg
Image via @小雪球小雪糕/Weibo

Around 11.30pm, as the fire spread to the side of the mountain near a dormitory building, some residents in the area were evacuated along with gas tanks and their other belongings. 

640.jpg
Image via 深圳大事

The fire was succesfully extinguished around 1.33am and there were no casualties. Drones were used to survey the area to ensure the fire had subsided.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but the weather in Shenzhen has been dry recently, so a natural wildfire is not out of the question. 

The 336-meter mountain is a popular hiking trail for all ages, known for its convenient location, views and moderate difficulty. 

57942569.jpg
Image via WeChat


[Cover image via 深圳大事]

more news

Shake Shack is Opening at This Location in Shenzhen...

No need to head to Hong Kong or Shanghai for your ShackBurger fix, GBA friends.

Shenzhen Plans to Add 1 Million Students by 2025

It is estimated that more than 50,000 teachers will be recruited in the next five years.

WATCH: Large Truck Catches Fire in Guangzhou

The vehicle was carrying steel plates and combusted in the Clifford Tunnel (祈福隧道) heading east towards Dongguan.

Self-Driving Bus Pilots in Shenzhen

Passengers can swipe their palm to board as the vehicle is equipped with a 'palm print recognition system.'

UPDATE: Three Dead After Massive Fire Breaks out at Huawei Facility in Dongguan

The fire broke out at a Huawei building in Songshanhu district.

0 User Comments

In Case You Missed It…

We're on WeChat!

Scan our QR Code at right or follow us at thatsonline for events, guides, giveaways and much more!

7 Days in China With thatsmags.com

Weekly updates to your email inbox every Wednesday

Subscribe

Download previous issues

Never miss an issue of That's Magazines!

Visit the archives