Time: About 14:15, November 15, 2010
Location: A 28-story building at the intersection of Jiaozhou Road and Yuyao Road in Jing'an District, Shanghai
State of affairs: The 28-story building at the intersection of Jiaozhou Road and Yuyao Road in Jing'an District, a densely-populated area in Shanghai, was being renovated when it caught fire at about 2:15 p.m. Monday.
The cause of the fire remained unknown, but a witness said he saw construction materials burning before the fire climbed up the scaffolding and quickly spread.
Casualties: 58 people were killed and more than 70 people injured in the inferno are being hospitalized.
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