Latest news: nanjing fire department: firefighters are cooling the surrounding tanks, now leaking gas is in a stable combustion phase.
Netizens reported that at least 6 o 'clock this morning, there was a suspected explosion in the yangzi petrochemical production area of nanjing dachang. Many residents in the neighborhood reported hearing a loud noise.
North and south bridge life circle: the big bang in the morning is said to be the explosion of Yangtze glycol. There was a lot of damage near the scene, and the doors and Windows were shattered.
The explosion at nanjing yangzi petrochemical plant at 6:00 am Sunday morning came a year later. The reporter has just obtained accurate information from the yangzi petrochemical bureau. The explosion occurred in the t-430 refining tower of the ethylene glycol unit in the plant area. The open fire at the site has been put out; No significant influence on the atmosphere; At present, the water is unaffected.
At about 6:00 am Tuesday, most of the residents of nanjing yangzi petrochemical plant were asleep when a loud noise woke them up. Many residents found the glass doors and Windows of their homes were shattered by a huge earthquake.
At 7:57 a.m., sun ping, the official spokesman of yangzi petrochemical company, informed the society of the latest official confirmation news: the explosion occurred in the t-430 refining tower, an ethylene glycol unit in the plant area. The open fire at the site has been put out; No significant influence on the atmosphere; At present, the water is unaffected. The device has been stopped and the incoming and outgoing materials have been cut off. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Environmental protection authorities in nanjing have arrived at the scene to monitor the air and water in real time. The head of the environmental protection bureau said the explosion occurred in the plant and had no impact on the water. At present, the open fire has been put out, and the air in the factory area and surrounding areas is only slightly smelly and not seriously polluted. The environmental protection department will closely monitor the atmosphere.
This is not the first explosion at yangzi petrochemical complex. Just a year ago in June, a major explosion occurred in the area of the plant.
After last year's accident, yangzi petrochemical said it would take serious measures to strictly implement production safety measures. Even yesterday, the sinopec news reported that nanjing yangzi petrochemical co., ltd. had found a hidden danger or reward news.
At present, 22 fire engines, 90 firefighters and 7 fire squadrons, 24 fire engines and 134 officers and soldiers of the yangzi petrochemical fire brigade are being disposed of at the scene. Zhou xiang, chief of the jiangsu provincial public security fire brigade, directed rescue efforts at the scene.