China: Fire breaks out in a hotel in Jiangxi province, several feared trapped inside
Unknown number of people were trapped as a fire broke out in a hotel in China's Jiangxi province on Saturday, firefighters said.
Beijing: Unknown number of people were trapped as a fire broke out in a hotel in China's Jiangxi province on Saturday, firefighters said.
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.
According to preliminary reports, the bus, carrying 70 passengers was on its way to Bahraich from Delhi when the accident took place
While no casualty has been reported, a few firemen are known to have sustained injuries during the course of the operation
Multiple fire safety issues were identified during inspections of the building in 2019, 2020 and earlier this year, according to Kaohsiung Public Works Bureau director-general