Six killed in blaze at res­i­den­tial build­ing

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - NATION DIGEST -

Six peo­ple were killed in a three-story res­i­den­tial build­ing fire in Shi­tan, a town in Qingyuan on Sun­day, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties said on Mon­day. The fire be­gan at around 4 am and was put out at around 5:45 am, ac­cord­ing to the Fire Corps of Guang­dong Prov­ince. The vic­tims were all from one fam­ily. Only one fam­ily mem­ber, who was sleep­ing in his truck, sur­vived the dis­as­ter. One per­son died at the scene and five oth­ers in a hos­pi­tal.

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