Large Fire Reported At Shanghai Petrochemical CO Today – According to the report, a 304,000 BPD refinery is on fire in China in the early hours of Saturday morning. The fire broke out at 4:28 am on June 17, 2022, at a chemical plant of Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Co LTD in Shanghai‘s Jinshan District. Dozens of emergencies were called to the scene after the fire broke out. According to report, There was fire outbreak in different places, leaving the sky black, as shown in aerial drone footage provided with AFP by a local. Thick clouds of smoke are seen hovering over the enormous industrial area. The fire broke out as Shanghai, the largest and busiest city in China, cautiously resumed operations after being quarantined for about two months to combat a coronavirus outbreak.
According to report, The fire has claimed the life one person and an employee suffered minor injuries. There are no available information about the victim yet. According to press release, inhabitants as far away as six kilometers (four miles) could hear the early-morning explosion at the petrochemical factory. The cause and origin of this fire is being investigated by police and fire investigators. According to Wikipedia, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company Limited is the subsidiary company of Sinopec, is one of the largest petrochemical enterprises in Mainland China. It manufactures ethylene as well as fiber, resin, and plastics. Shanghai is where the business is registered.
A fire incident reported on Friday night in Bardstown resulted in the damage of A long-time business. The fire incident happened at Hunans Chinese Restaurant in the 700 block of Bloomfield Road. Bardstown Fire Department were dispatch to the scene after report of flames coming through the roof. When BFD officials arrived, they didn’t see any flames but did see a lot of smoke coming from the roof. When crews entered, they discovered that a board that had been put in the ceiling had kept the fire from spreading. According to BFD, a second crew attempted to enter the restaurant through the back but was forced to retreat “due to the breakdown of the roof trusses and collapsing.” One firefighter was hurt, and it took more than 30 firefighters two hours to put out the flames. Investigation is ongoing.