15 killed in blaze at LongFei; workers lived at recycling site

Toloken, Steve; Sun, Nina Ying
March 2008
Plastics News;3/3/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 52, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports on the fire at the plastics recycling plant of LongFei Recycling Co. Ltd. in Shenzhen, Guandong Sheng, China on February 27, 2008. The fire, which started amid waste materials and quickly spread throughout the plant, killed at least 15 LongFei employees and injured three. It took 77 firefighters and 19 trucks three hours to extinguish the fire. After the incident, Shenzhen officials held an emergency meeting and decided to conduct an investigation on factory safety.


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