Today: Wednesday, 21 February 2024 year

No one was injured in the explosion at a chemical plant in China.

No one was injured in the explosion at a chemical plant in China.

The personnel of a chemical plant in the city of Guixi, southeast China’s Jiangxi province, where an explosion occurred on Saturday, have been completely evacuated, with no injuries, the provincial emergency department said in a statement.

Earlier, China Central Television reported that an explosion occurred at a chemical plant in Jiangxi province.


The department clarified that on Saturday at about 10.30 local time, the command center of the fire and rescue service of Guixi City County received a message that silicone oil caught fire at the factory of Jiangxi Qiantai New Materials, which caused a large fire.

“All personnel and surrounding businesses have been evacuated, there are no casualties at the moment, the cause of the fire is being established,” the department said in a statement.

Firefighters continue to fight the blaze, and emergency services and law enforcement are also on the scene.