Smoke rises from a residential building as firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire, in Dalian
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China welding accident 'causes tower fire'

Footage captured on a mobile phone shows a high-rise building on fire in north China.

The 34-floor residential building in the city of Dalian, in Liaoning province, caught fire after a welding accident, according to local media.

One resident was reportedly trapped near the top of the building, but later rescued by firefighters who extinguished the blaze.

Footage courtesy of Mr Dong.

  • 21 Apr 2014
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