China News Service, Zhoukou, September 14 (Reporter Liu Peng) The Emergency Management Bureau of Chuanhui District, Zhoukou City, Henan Province reported on the 14th that a residential building collapsed accidentally caused by the leakage and explosion of a liquefied gas tank for residents' own use this morning.
According to preliminary knowledge at the scene, the accident caused 2 deaths and 3 injuries.
According to a report from the Emergency Management Bureau of Chuanhui District, Zhoukou City, at about 6:10 on September 14th, the Zhoukou Fire Rescue Detachment received a report that a two-story building collapsed in the first resident of the seventh group, Qianwangzhuang Community, Hehua Road Office, Chuanhui District, Zhoukou City .
At 6:15, the fire rescue teams from Zhoukou City and Chuanhui District arrived at the scene to organize rescue operations.
At around 6:25, relevant leaders of Zhoukou City and Chuanhui District led emergency, public security, Hehua Road Office, Gas Office and other departments to the scene to direct emergency rescue.
As of 7:55, the emergency rescue was over, and 5 people were rescued and sent to the hospital for treatment.
According to the report, according to the preliminary knowledge on the scene, the house collapsed at 6:05, with an area of nearly 120 square meters. The owner of the house, Song Moumou.
When it collapsed, there were 5 people in the house, namely Song XX, male, 31 years old, with minor injuries; Song XX son, 5 years old, with minor injuries; Fan XX, female, 54 years old, and Song’s mother, minor injuries ; Qu XX, female, 32 years old, Song XX's wife, died after rescue failure; Song XX's daughter (infant), died after rescue failure.
According to the report, after preliminary investigation, the cause of the house collapse was suspected to be caused by the leakage and explosion of the liquefied gas tanks used by residents.
The specific reason is under further investigation.