CHINA Fireworks plant blast injures 6 in Southwest China


Fireworks plant blast injures 6 in Southwest China

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08:55, July 09, 2020

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Photos: Sichuan Observer, CCTV News

Explosions at a fireworks factory in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province have left six people wounded, two of which were seriously injured, said local authorities Thursday. 

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The explosions came after a fire started Wednesday evening from the plant’s warehouse storing incendiary firework fuses. 

Workers and residents nearby were evacuated after the incident was reported to the local fire department. 

The fire was extinguished as of 6 am Thursday, said local authorities. 

Fireworks production has been paused since late June due to the summer heat and all workers but three were in the factory when the fire started.

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