The fire at the accommodation site of Shouyang No.1 Power Plant in Shanxi caused 8 deaths and 5 injuries. Jinzhong City established an accident investigation team
2021-12-06: [Article Link] News News (www.thepaper.cn) was informed by the Communications Department of the Shanxi Provincial Council that, on 6 December, at 0136 hours, a fire broke out at a residential site in Xiaoyang County, Jinjing City, in Hebei, a company with limited responsibility for the construction of a solar power supply. Immediately after the fire, an on-site rescue command was set up at the levels of Jinjing City and Xiaoyang County. At 0215 hours, the fire was extinguished; at 0420 hours, the on-site search was completed. The fire resulted in eight deaths and five injuries. The Provincial Health Commission formed a joint team of experts to mobilize medical forces and resources, develop a treatment programme on a case-by-case basis, and devote its efforts to the rescue of the wounded.
After the accident, it was reported that the Commissioner of the Shanxi Provincial Council, Lin Wu, and the Governor of the province, Lang Foon, had issued successive and important instructions to rescue the wounded and to organize an analysis of the causes of the fire and hold the relevant units and departments accountable. The province was called upon to investigate the risks, strengthen its management and ensure effective winter fire control. The Standing Committee and the Deputy Governor, Zhang Jifu, immediately followed the arrangements of the provincial committee and the provincial government to visit the wounded at the People's Hospital in Suyang County and to lead the heads of the relevant departments, such as the provincial public security office, the Emergency Response Department, the Fire General Unit, and so forth, to monitor the incident management of the accident site.