1 dead, 1 injured as fire hits Shanghai chemical plant
A fire swept a chemical plant in Shanghai early on Saturday, the company said on its Weibo account.
The fire broke out about 4am at the ethylene glycol plant of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co Ltd.
A driver has died and a worker was slightly injured in the blast, the company said.
The fire was brought under control as of 9am.
The company is monitoring the nearby environment and so far no impact brought by the blast has been found.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.