A massive explosion and fire was reported at a paraxylene plant in Fujian Province, China.
According to state-run CCTV, the blast was reported on Monday evening local time in the city of Zhangzhou.
— NieuwsBlog | Brekend (@nbbrk) April 6, 2015
Photos of the explosion and fire were uploaded on Twitter.
Paraxylene, known as p-Xylene, is a somewhat toxic hydrocarbon that is used in polyester manufacturing.
A video was also uploaded, as seen below: