More specifically, the explosion happened at the Changlian Petrochemical Plant in the district of Gaolangang, leading to a fireball that engulfed the plant.

As Zhuhai Authorities inform, the fire was managed to be under control within 2 hours, while an investigation has already started on this incident.

Changlian Petrochemical had 15 safety issues reported during an inspection that took place in July last year.

There are no reported injuries or deaths.