ight people have been killed in a fire in Haifeng County of south China’s Guangdong Province, local authorities said Sunday.
The fire broke out in a community in Gongping Township at 3:30 a.m. Saturday. It was put out around 5:30 a.m., according to the county publicity department.
One person died at the scene, and one died on the way to the hospital. Another six died after being taken to the hospital.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Beijing police have detained 18 people in relation to the fire in an apartment that killed 19 people on Saturday.
A fire broke out at a three-story apartment at Xinjian Village of Daxing District, Beijing, on Nov. 18, 2017.
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Six people were killed putting out a forest fire in south China’s Guangdong Province, said government sources Friday.
The fire broke out at midday Friday in a mountain forest near two villages in Meixian District, Meizhou City. Continue reading “Six Killed in China Forest Fire” »