Mon, November 14, 2011
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E China fire destroys 70 houses

2011-11-14 03:22:22 GMT2011-11-14 11:22:22(Beijing Time)  China Daily

A fire that broke out in Yejia village, Sangzhou township in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province Saturday night has destroyed more than 70 houses, but no casualities have been reported. [Photo/CFP]

70 houses have been completely destroyed in a serious fire that occurred in Yejia village, Sangzhou township in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province, Saturday night. [Photo/CFP]

The scene of the fire has been cordoned off by police in Yejia village, Sangzhou township in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province on Nov 13, 2011. [Photo/CFP]

Villagers look to salvage belongings from the rubble after a fire destroyed 70 houses in Yejia village, Sangzhou township in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province on Nov 13, 2011. [Photo/CFP]

A fire that broke out in Yejia village, Sangzhou township in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province Saturday night has destroyed more than 70 houses, but no casualities have been reported.

An electrical short-circuit is suspected to have caused the fire, according to villagers. An investigation is under way.

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