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Fire under control in North China's Tianjin Port

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-06-01 07:22

Fire under control in North China's Tianjin Port

A fire starts in an imported paper warehouse in Binhai New Area, Tianjin Municipality, on May 31, 2017. [Photo/VCG]

TIANJIN -- Fire at a paper company in North China's Tianjin Port has been under control, local authorities said Wednesday night.

The fire started in the goods yard of Xinnan paper company in the Binhai New Area, Tianjin municipality. No casualties have been reported so far.

The goods yard covers about 7,400 square meters, piled with nearly ten thousand tonnes of waste paper.

There are no residents and enterprises near the site of the fire, and no secondary disasters have occurred, according to local authorities.

Cause of the fire is under investigation.


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