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Explosion & Fire Hit Chemical Plant In East China

chinese chemical firePhoto taken on June 12, 2015 shows the fire at a chemical plant in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province.
An explosion and ensuing fire hit a chemical plant in Nanjing on Friday night, fire fighters said.

An epoxyethane device at a plant in the chemical industry park in Nanjing got exploded and then triggered fire at about 9:15 p.m..
The fire spread to three of six chemical tanks nearby.

An explosion and ensuing fire hit a chemical plant in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing on Friday night, fire fighters said.

An epoxyethane device at a plant in the chemical industry park in Nanjing got exploded and then triggered fire at about 9:15 p.m.. The fire spread to three of six chemical tanks nearby.

Each tank has a storage capacity of 1,000 cubic meters.

Workers have moved to safe areas after the explosion.

More than 200 fire fighters arrived at the site to put out the fire.

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