Fire breaks out at Petrochina chemical plant in Dalian: Xinhua

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Posted: Aug 17, 2017 8:52 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire broke out on Thursday at a chemical plant owned by state oil major PetroChina in Dalian, in northeast China's Liaoning Province, state news agency Xinhua reported.

The fire broke out around 6:40 p.m. (1040 GMT), it said. Huge flames and billowing smoke were seen at the spot.

No casualties have been reported so far, Xinhua said.

(Reporting by Josephine Mason; Editing by Dale Hudson)