Beijing: At least 14 people died and 26 others were injured in a massive fire that broke out at a warehouse in northeast China’s Jilin Province on Saturday. As many as 12 people were seriously injured, the local media reported.Also Read - China's Xinjiang Imposes COVID Travel Restrictions; Bus, Train Services Suspended, Flight Passengers Reduced

The accident happened at a logistic warehouse in Jingyue high-tech industrial development zone at Changchun, capital of Jilin province, according to officials with the zone. Also Read - Viral Video: Chinese Girl Plays Piano Lying Upside Down, Incredible Talent Wows The Internet | Watch

Fourteen people were confirmed dead in the blaze, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. “The cause of the incident is under investigation,” it said. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out In Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar Cloth Market, 30 Fire Tenders Reach Spot

Big fires are not uncommon in China. Earlier in June, a deadly fire at a martial arts boarding school in Henan province of Central China killed 18 people, most of them children, as the school building lacked fire safety audits.

Rescue efforts are underway and authorities are investigating the reason behind the accident.

With inputs from Agencies