One people died in fire at a Shanghai petrochemical company

One people died in fire at a Shanghai petrochemical company

One people died in fire at a Shanghai petrochemical company

The fire from the blast at the Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co in Shanghai’s Jingshan – Google

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  • A fire broke out early Saturday at a petrochemical facility in Shanghai, China.
  • A driver of a transport vehicle was found dead, and a company worker was found with minor injuries.
  • The fire has been efficiently contained, and no influence on local aquatic ecosystem has been discovered.
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A fire broke out early Saturday morning at a petrochemical facility in Shanghai, China, as per the company.

The fire broke out at 4:28 a.m. in the city’s Jinshan District at the ethylene glycol factory of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co., Ltd’s chemical department.

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The driver of a transport vehicle was found dead, and a company worker was found with minor injuries.
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Firefighters and rescuers raced to the scene. The fire has been efficiently contained, and protective burning is being conducted, the company reported, adding that no influence on the local aquatic ecosystem has been discovered.

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The origin of the fire is being investigated.
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