• Fire engulfs 42-story building in China; no deaths reported

    17 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    A massive fire sent flames and black smoke pouring Friday from a 42-story skyscraper in central China belonging to the country's largest telecoms operator, but no casualties were reported, officials said. Dozens of floors burned in the China Telecom building in the city of Changsha, the capital of central Hunan province. The city's fire department said it sent 280 firefighters who were able to quickly extinguish the blaze on the 218-meter building. No injuries or deaths have been reported, China Telecom said in a statement. It said there was no disruption to cellphone service, but social...
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