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Fire raging in NE China's car factory, casualties unknown

(Xinhua)

13:58, July 17, 2012

HARBIN, July 17 (Xinhua) -- A fire broke out in a used car factory in northeast China's Heilongjiang province Tuesday noon and casualties are unknown, fire-fighters said.

The fire is still raging as of 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Xiangfang district of Harbin, the provincial capital, fire-fighters said.

Residents living nearby are being evacuated.

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