One Reported Killed as Fire Breaks Out at Petrochemical Facility in Shanghai

At least one person was reported killed after a fire broke out at a Sinopec petrochemical facility in Shanghai, China, early on June 18.

The blaze broke out at 4:28 am on Saturday morning, prompting a large response from multiple firefighting vehicles, local firefighting authorities said.

Preliminary information said one person was killed in the fire, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.

This video uploaded to Weibo shows two fires burning at the plant as seen from a distance. Credit: u/6342285528 via Storyful

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