The South Asian Times

22 March 2018 04:16 AM

Fire kills five in China

Beijing, Jan 11 AT least five people were killed in a fire at a furniture workshop in China's Hebei Province, authorities said Saturday.

The fire broke out at 3.40 p.m. Friday at the workshop in Shengfang Township, Bazhou City and was put out six hours later, Xinhua reported citing the official spokesman.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

About 120 km from Beijing, Shengfang is known for furniture manufacturing. 

Update: 11 Jan, 2014