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15 Incredible Photos Of A Chemical Plant Explosion In China

19 people were injured.

Posted on April 7, 2015, at 12:27 p.m. ET

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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.

A firefighter puts on a protective mask as he and his colleagues try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.
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A firefighter puts on a protective mask as he and his colleagues try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.

Firefighters look on as they try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.
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Firefighters look on as they try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.

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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant.
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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant.

Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.
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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.

Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant on April 7, 2015 in Zhangzhou, China.
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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant on April 7, 2015 in Zhangzhou, China.

Smoke rise from the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.
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Smoke rise from the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.

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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.
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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.

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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.
China Stringer Network / Reuters

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.

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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.
China Stringer Network / Reuters

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a petrochemical plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province.

Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.
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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.

Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.
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Firefighters battle a fire at the explosion site of PX chemical plant in Zhangzhou, China.

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