One missing in fire in 16-storey building in China

The government of Yan'an, Shaanxi Province, reported that the fire broke out in the 16-storey World Trade Building in the city's downtown at about 4:30 am local time.

About 50 people staying at a hotel on the upper floors of the building were evacuated.

One of the security guards who helped in the evacuation is missing, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

Sixteen people were taken to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning due to inhalation of smoke, but no one was in life-threatening danger, officials said.

More than 460 firemen and police brought the blaze under control after noon, officials added.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

  

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One missing in fire in 16-storey building in China

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 



The government of Yan'an, Shaanxi Province, reported that the fire broke out in the 16-storey World Trade Building in the city's downtown at about 4:30 am local time.

About 50 people staying at a hotel on the upper floors of the building were evacuated.

One of the security guards who helped in the evacuation is missing, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

Sixteen people were taken to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning due to inhalation of smoke, but no one was in life-threatening danger, officials said.

More than 460 firemen and police brought the blaze under control after noon, officials added.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

  

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The government of Yan'an, Shaanxi Province, reported that the fire broke out in the 16-storey World Trade Building in the city's downtown at about 4:30 am local time.

About 50 people staying at a hotel on the upper floors of the building were evacuated.

One of the security guards who helped in the evacuation is missing, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

Sixteen people were taken to hospital suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning due to inhalation of smoke, but no one was in life-threatening danger, officials said.

More than 460 firemen and police brought the blaze under control after noon, officials added.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

  
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