2021-10-14: [Article Link]. According to Taiwan media "BBC News" October 14th six o'clock A.M. message Kaohsiung, Taiwan "cheng zhong cheng" building today (14th in the early morning of 2 points from the 1st floor fire, the fire is already ignition propensity for 3 hours. According to Taiwan media "in the news" 14th nine o'clock A.M. messages fire no-flight zones and to the fact that in the period 72 car 145 persons traveled to the rescue, fire at 07:23 A.M. to snuff out. According to the statistics of the Kaohsiung Fire Department, as of 9:00 a.m., there were 31 injured, including 23 males and 8 females, of which 1 was in danger. The youngest injured list was 8 years old, the oldest is in his 80 s. The Taiwan media "Central News Agency" reported at 9:00 am on the 14th that a 27-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were vague. It is reported that the fire from the 1st floor start burning incident first, witnesses heard "touch" explosions. A number of residents went to the balcony to wave flashlights for help. Some residents had no time to dress and escape from the fire. Some households also rushed to the red eyes. It is said that this fire-building in the city is a mixed household. In the early years, it was a department store, a movie theater, and an ice palace. The House was 40 years old. In recent years, most of the 7th to 11th floors are rented or sold in suites, and most of the residents are disadvantaged or living alone. In addition, according to the "China Time News Network" at 8:00 am on the 14th, according to the nearby cameras and eyewitness testimony, the fire was suspected to be at the entrance of the first floor of the building, and the possibility of artificial arson is still not ruled out.
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