Huge fire engulfs skyscraper in Changsha, China

by Sep 16, 2022World0 comments

Fire in China Skyscraper: the building where the fire broke out was the office of a state-owned telecommunications company, China Telecom, according to China’s state broadcaster CCTV.

A massive fire broke out in a skyscraper in the central Chinese city of Changsha in the southern province of Hunan on Friday.

The fire broke out in a 42-story building that houses an office of state-owned telecommunications company China Telecom, according to state broadcaster CCTV.

Huge fire engulfs skyscraper in Changsha

“Thick smoke billowed from the site and dozens of floors burned fiercely,” CCTV reported.

The fire has reportedly been brought under control, but the number of casualties is not yet known.

A later image shared on social media appeared to show that the flames had subsided, as emergency personnel sprayed jets of water on its charred facade.

China Telecom said in a statement on social media, “At around 4:30 p.m. today, the fire at our No. 2 Communications Tower in Changsha was extinguished.

“No casualties have yet been discovered and communications have not been cut off.”

A thick cloud of smoke was seen billowing from the site with several dozen floors burning fiercely.

A thick cloud of smoke was seen billowing from the site with several dozen floors burning fiercely.

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