Official: No casualties at present

 Official: No casualties at present

A big explosion occurred in the No. 1 Chemical Plant of Siying Village, Donghai County, Lianyungang City (Source: Photographer)

On the evening of the 8th, a factory in Donghai County, Jiangsu Province, caught fire and exploded. Reporters from Lianyungang City Emergency Management Bureau learned that the sound of fire and explosion factory is a building material factory, usually producing rubber sheets, etc., at present rescue workers are on-site disposal, no casualties.

Video footage showed that a fire broke out in one place, accompanied by an explosion. One households window glass was shattered, and glass debris was scattered on the beds near the windows.

Some netizens said that the video was taken when a pharmaceutical factory exploded in a village in Donghai County, Lianyungang.

At about 22:13, the reporter learned from Lianyungang Emergency Management Bureau that the staff of the Emergency Management Bureau had gone to the scene of the incident.

A staff member said that the accident site was not a NetChuan Pharmaceutical Factory, but a building materials factory fire and explosion, involving the factory usually produces building materials such as rubber sheets, temporarily no casualties in the accident.

A staff member of Donghai County Government said that around 20 oclock, relevant departments in the county received fire and explosion in Siying Village. As of 22:21, fire control and public security personnel were still in the process of on-site disposal.

Source: Xing Haibo_NBJS8850, Responsible Editor of Beijing Newspaper