Source: China State Council Information Office 2
The Work Safety Committee of China’s State Council will supervise the investigation into a scenic spot fire that killed 13 people Thursday in Shanxi Province, the Ministry of Emergency Management said.
The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of snow sculptures around 1 p.m. at the Taitaishan scenic site in Xiaoshanyan Village in Taiyuan, capital of Shanxi, according to the information office of the provincial government.
All the 15 injured have been rushed to hospitals and are in stable condition, and an investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire, the office said.
Fourteen task forces have been organized to conduct comprehensive safety checks on major regions and areas, especially high-risk services in tourist attractions.