|Photo taken on June 30, 2014 shows the fire scene caused by oil spill near Dalian University in Jinzhou New District in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning province. (Photo/Weibo)|
Dalian, June 30 (Haiwainet)-- A crude oil spill from a pipeline of PetroChina, the country's largest oil and gas producer, caused a huge fire in northeast China's coastal city of Dalian on Monday evening, but no casualties were reported.
The oil pipeline near Dalian University in Jinzhou New District was damaged and oil leaked due to the drilling operation of a local construction engineering company at around 6:30 p.m.
Fire fighters managed to put out the flames at 1 a.m. Tuesday.