Multiple fire crews have been deployed to tackle a huge blaze raging at a biofuel complex in China. At least a couple were injured during the incident.
An explosion rocked a biofuel plant in the town of Longyan in China’s southeastern Fujian Province, local media reported, citing officials.
Videos from the scene show massive plumes of thick smoke bellowing into the sky.
A witness told CGTN that the fire started all through maintenance work at the plant. Other witnesses said they heard several blasts coming from the building.
China: Fujian Longyan New Energy Company fire. The scene is really full of fire. Multiple firefighters are rushing to rescue nearby inhabitants, shattered glass and are evacuating. 12-07-2020 pic.twitter.com/UVpQQpEzV3
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A rescue operation is underway with multiple teams of firefighters deployed to the site. It is not clear how many everyone was at the plant through the incident. According to local media, at least a couple were injured and two more are missing.
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