The fire broke out on Tuesday night in karaoke in the megalopolis Qinyuan southern Chinese province of Guangdong, the victims of the conflict were 18 people, five more had injuries, said the police of the metropolis in the official account in the social network Weibo.
According to the police, the fire broke out in the karaoke building within the district at 00.30 (19.30 GMT Monday), the news of this almost immediately came to the district service revenues.
Firefighters, doctors and employees of militia went to space. The flame was extinguished at 00.55 on district time, but not paying attention to the operational efficiency of critical services, avoid the tremendous number of victims failed.
Victims with injuries of varying severity were oriented to the clinic.
A clear root cause of the fire is not yet popular, however, according to the preparatory information of the investigation, it had the opportunity to be arson. The investigation is ongoing.