Office building in Shanghai catches fire
Updated: 2006-10-22 21:43
An office building in downtown Shanghai caught fire on Sunday morning, but no
casualties were reported so far.
The city's fire brigade said the fire took place at around 10:30 a.m. at the
four-storey Qianchen office building on East Yan'an Road in Waitan.
The fire was ignited on the first floor of the building, said the fire
brigade, and then spread to the upper floors, filling the building with dense
Few people were inside the building when it caught fire. The firefighters
rescued one person who was trapped in the fire and no one has been reported
injured or dead in the fire.
The fire was quenched about one hour later and investigation into the cause
is already underway.