More than 30 hours it took firefighters to extinguish the fire at the largest warehouse in China firecrackers, "Interfax" referring to the local media. More than 160 residents of nearby houses to the warehouse were evacuated urgently.
At 03:30 am local time (22:30 on Kiev) on Thursday is not installed yet because of stock in the South China Foshan City, Guangdong Province, an explosion occurred, which caused a huge fire. In fire fighting involved 26 fire engines and one fire tank.
This store covers an area of 11, 5 acres, on which there are 20 warehouses, designed for 300 thousand. Boxes of firecrackers. Just because the explosion occurred in a warehouse at night, managed to avoid serious casualties: according to witnesses, two people were injured and taken to hospital.
However, as a result of the explosion and fire damaged about 100 houses two closest to the warehouse, almost all houses broken glass, the temperature of deformed metal structures.
Management of the company that owns the warehouse, detained by the police under investigation.