China: Fire breaks out in a hotel in Jiangxi province, several feared trapped inside

Beijing: Unknown number of people were trapped as a fire broke out in a hotel in China's Jiangxi province on Saturday, firefighters said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

The fire was spotted on the second floor of the HNA Platinum Mix Hotel in Nanchang, Xinhua news agency quoted firefighters as saying.

More than 10 construction workers were working on a decoration project when the fire erupted, said a woman who escaped the blaze.

A man who broke the window to jump from the second floor was injured and rushed to hospital.

The four-storey hotel is connected to a 24-storey apartment building, where people are also found trapped.

About 10 fire tenders were dousing the flames.


Published Date: Feb 25, 2017 12:03 pm | Updated Date: Feb 25, 2017 12:03 pm


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