Explosion scene of Hunan fireworks factory: glass of civil house is completely shattered and the factory building is flattened

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 Explosion scene of Hunan fireworks factory: glass of civil house is completely shattered and the factory building is flattened


Large lights were set up at the scene of the explosion. Yang Huafeng photo

When reporters arrived at the scene of the explosion on the evening of the 4th, they saw that a cordon had been set up around the scene, large lights had been set up, excavators and workers were still cleaning up the scene, and the surrounding fire caused by the explosion had been put out. Bixi fireworks production workshop is located at the hillside of a small hill, surrounded by houses and farmland; the workshop is blasted to the ground; most of the glass of the houses around the explosion site is shattered, many of the frame and fan structures of the glass windows are bent due to the impact of the explosion; the road beside the houses is filled with glass debris.

I learned about the explosion at nine oclock in the morning and came right after work. Mr. Yang, a villager from Daping village, about 200 meters away from the scene of the explosion, rushed home from Changsha City at about 11:00 p.m. on the 4th, my mother and wife were at home at the time of the explosion, and after hearing about two loud noises, all the glass in my home was shattered, and when I ran out of the house, I saw that the fireworks factory had emitted thick smoke.

Mr. Yang said that the production workshop of Bixi fireworks has been built for more than ten years, and the production scale has been expanding in recent years; the production workshop of explosion accident mainly produces cleaning guns, and the production and scale are in the middle level of chengtanjiang town.

The reporter saw that Mr. Yangs home was full of raw materials for firecrackers and related machines for producing fireworks. In front of the houses of many local villagers, there are also processed fireworks raw materials. We make our own cannons and other materials, and then supply them to the relevant fireworks enterprises. Mr. Yang said.

The road beside the house is full of glass debris. Wang Haohao photo

Chen, a villager in Daping village, who lives more than two kilometers away from the scene of the explosion, said that he heard three loud sounds during the explosion, about 10 minutes apart; during the explosion, the earthquake was very strong, and the hanging electric fan and chandelier in his home shook greatly.

Liuyang, known as the hometown of fireworks in China, is the birthplace of fireworks and the largest production and trade base of fireworks in the world. Its products are sold to more than 100 countries and regions around the world. In 2018, Liuyang fireworks industry cluster achieved a total output value of 24.64 billion yuan, including 3.59 billion yuan of export sales. In 2002, the headquarters of the International Fireworks Association (IFA) was established in Liuyang.

Many of the frame and fan structures of the glass windows are bent due to the explosion impact. Wang Haohao photo

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: 6374560, container: ssp_6374560, size: 300250, display: inlay fix, async: true});)))) (); the reporter found that Bixi fireworks had been included in the quality and safety demonstration area of fireworks and firecrackers exported to Liuyang City in 2015; in April 2017, 10000 yuan was fined for the over production in a pelletizing room. According to Changsha officials, the person in charge of Bixi fireworks and the financing party have been controlled by the public security organs, and the wounded have been treated comprehensively, with stable condition. At present, the accident investigation team has been set up, which will carry out accident investigation in accordance with the law, and carry out strict accountability and accountability. At the same time, it will carry out the screening of hidden dangers of fireworks and firecrackers enterprises in Hunan Province. Source: editor in charge of China News Network: Xun Jianguo

According to the reporters inquiry, Bixi fireworks were included in the Liuyang export fireworks quality and safety demonstration zone in 2015; in April 2017, it was fined 10000 yuan for the overload production of a pelletizing room.

According to Changsha officials, the person in charge of Bixi fireworks and the financing party have been controlled by the public security organs, and the wounded have been treated comprehensively, with stable condition. At present, the accident investigation team has been set up, which will carry out accident investigation in accordance with the law, and carry out strict accountability and accountability. At the same time, it will carry out the screening of hidden dangers of fireworks and firecrackers enterprises in Hunan Province.