Four people were killed and three others injured after a fire broke out in a factory in east China's Fujian Province Sunday morning, local authorities said.
According to the information office of Nan'an City government, the local fire department received report at around 2:30 a.m. that a sanitary product plant caught fire.
Related departments and staff were sent to the site to put out the fire and rescue people there. The fire was extinguished at 4:00 a.m.
The three injured have been sent to hospital for treatment.
The building that caught fire is a seven-storeyed building and the accident took place on the fifth floor, the government said.
Further investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.