Firefighters and paramilitary policemen carry goods and materials near a site of an explosion at a chemical storage facility in Taizhou, Jiangsu Province, China April 23, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer
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A fire caused by an explosion at a facility storing chemicals and fuel that rocked the Chinese city of Jingjiang was finally put out Saturday, 16 hours after it started, state media said.The initial blast, which took place Friday morning, recalled huge explosions caused by improper storage of chemicals in the northern city of Tianjin last August, when at least 165 people were killed and fears were raised of toxic contamination.The accident was at the premises of a company called Jiangsu Deqiao Storage, which is authorized to keep hazardous chemicals and fuel, reports said.
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