Four die in Chinese warehouse fire
Mar 26,2009 00:00 by UPI

JINAN, China -- Four people died and six others were hurt Thursday in a refrigerated warehouse fire in eastern China's Shandong Province, officials said.

One person was reported dead at the scene while the others were declared dead at a hospital. Officials said the fire broke out while workers were dismantling an old refrigerated compartment, the Xinhua news agency reported.

An early investigation indicated the fire was caused by welders working around thermal insulation materials, Xinhua said.

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