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At Least 10 Injured in E. China Plant Fire

August 21, 2008

At least 10 injured in E. China plant fire

HANGZHOU, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) — At least 10 workers were injured when a fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon at a chemical plant in east China’s Zhejiang Province, a local government official said.

The blaze was triggered by inflammable chemicals in a storehouse of Hangzhou Hi-tech Fine Chemical Co., Ltd. in the Haihong Science and Technology Industrial Park in Hangzhou, the provincial capital.

The injured had been in hospitalized and all were in stable condition. The fire was now under control.

An investigation into the accident was underway.

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