Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    31 / 20 ℃  City Forecast

English>>China Society

Fire breaks out in Jiangsu pesticide factory

(Xinhua)

09:00, August 15, 2012

NANJING - Fire broke out in a pesticide factory in east China's Jiangsu Province late on Tuesday, local authorities said.

The fire broke out at 7:40 pm in a storage house of the Chemical Pesticide Factory of Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical Group Co. Ltd, in Yangzhou city, said an official of the municipal government.

As of 10 pm, no casualties had been reported.

Initial investigation showed the fire was triggered by a lightning strike. Heavy smoke burst out from the materials in the workshop, the official said.

The fire was controlled by 10 pm and further investigation into its causes is under way.


News we recommend

Complaint letter for Dell laptop screen Pfizer's tablets  deceptive marketing  Dating websites lack supervision
Nanjing MAC tempers troops at sea   Army conduct training in hot weather E China reservoir breach kills 11 
Astronauts attend performance in HK Businessman builds ‘Noah's Ark’ Exhibition about manned space docking

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:马茜、姚春)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Chinese navy ships visit Israel's Haifa Port

  2. South Korean singer's team swim to disputed islets

  3. A ruling in Europe gives cheer to China

  4. 5th China Int'l Youth Art Festival opens in Beijing

  5. Perseids meteor shower shining in the midsummer sky

  6. Creepy parasites in human bodies

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. Japan's abstaining from shrine visit positive
  2. Africa more attuned to partnership with China
  3. A ruling in Europe gives cheer to China
  4. Syrian crisis: clash between foreign powers
  5. Commentary: Banks need new culture
  6. Asian slowdown leaves Europe pondering
  7. Be wary of Japan’s radical acts on Diaoyu
  8. Editorial: Stable but slower growth
  9. Firms should watch out for Internet threats
  10. Why have people lost trust in data and indices?

What's happening in China

Olympic champions' statues idea sparks debate

  1. Haikui damage estimated at 1.46 bln yuan
  2. China to continue Internet crime crackdown
  3. Typhoons leave 51 Chinese dead, 21 missing
  4. Traffic resumes on landslide-hit W China railway
  5. Fugitive fraud suspect surrenders to police

China Features

  1. The Untold Stories on China's Sports Field
  2. Boxing in China II: A Tale of Two Decades
  3. Fortune 500 Chinese companies not strong
  4. Why Hollywood favores China's actresses?
  5. Dongfeng Honda to recall 76,000 CR-Vs

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai