Explosion occurs at LPG refuelling station in China - report

26 May 2011 09:21  [Source: ICIS news]

SHANGHAI (ICIS)--An explosion occurred at a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) bus refuelling station at Harbin in China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province late on 25 May, but there were no casualties, state-run China National Radio said on Thursday.

The report said 16 containers caught fire and exploded, but fire fighters managed to save the remaining 40 containers at the refuelling station.

A truck and six buses were damaged by the explosion and fire, according to the report.

The local government said investigations of the cause of the blast are underway.

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