June 19, 2017
Six are confirmed dead in the aftermath of a factory fire in China’s Hebei Province on Monday.
The blaze tore through a plastic manufacturing plant around 6:00 P.M. local time, and left seven workers trapped inside.
The surviving employee has been taken to a hospital where his condition is being described as serious.
An investigation is now underway with reports that the workshop was operating illegally.
Authorities say they’ve detained the factory’s owner as they continue to investigate the cause of the blaze.