China News Service, Wuhan, August 3 (Wu Yili) According to information from the Hubei Provincial Emergency Management Department on the evening of the 3rd, at about 17:30 on the 3rd, Lanhua Organic Silicone Co., Ltd., Xiantao City, Xiliuhe Town, Xiantao City, Hubei Province A flash explosion occurred in the company's butanone oxime workshop, and 4 people have lost contact and 5 people have been injured.
As of 19:00, the fire had been extinguished, the injured had been sent to the hospital for treatment, and the missing persons were in search and rescue.
After the accident, the main leaders of Xiantao City organized public security, fire protection, emergency response, environmental protection, health and other departments to carry out disposal, and 82 firefighters from 18 vehicles of Jianghan Detachment of Hubei Fire Brigade and Wuhan Detachment were rescued at the scene. The Hubei Provincial Emergency Management Department's working group has gone to the scene to guide the rescue and disposal work. At present, there is no secondary disaster at the scene and the cause of the accident is under investigation. (Finish)