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Hotel near Beijing´s new CCTV HQs on fire

Source: | 02-10-2009 10:59

[Update] Fire fighter confirmed dead in Beijing´s CCTV hotel blaze

A fireman was confirmed dead in a blaze that engulfed a hotel near the new China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters in Beijing Monday night. Full Story>>

[Video] Firecrackers blamed for fire of new CCTV´s adjacent building

After hours of firefighting, emergency crews have finally quenched a fire that raged in a subsidiary building in the new China Central Television complex. Full Story>>

A spokesman for the Beijing Municipal government says initial investigations showed the fire had been caused by illegal launch of fireworks. 
A spokesman for the Beijing Municipal government says initial 
investigations showed the fire had been caused by illegal 
launch of fireworks.

[On the Scene] CCTV correspondent reports from the scene

A hotel adjacent to the new China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters in Beijing caught fire Monday night. As of 0:45 a.m. Tuesday, the fire has been under control, but blaze could still be seen on upper floors, witnesses said. Full Story>>