Chemical plant fire in central China

A fire engulfed a chemical plant in Lengshuijiang City, central China’s Hunan province Saturday morning.

Local authorities say the fire broke out at around 8:20 pm and was put out in two hours.

No casualties have been reported.

Residents living around the plant have been evacuated.

Local environmental protection department is monitoring the air quality for possible pollution.

Further investigation is underway.

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