Olympics-Beijing table tennis venue catches fire

Update:03 Jul 2007

A fire broke out on Monday at the nearly completed table tennis venue for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but damage appeared limited and there were no casualties, officials and witnesses said. 


A fire breaks out at the Peking University gymnasium, which is under construction to host the table tennis tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in Beijing July 2, 2007. The fire broke out on Monday, but damage appeared limited and there were no casualties, officials and witnesses said.


A fire breaks out at the Peking University gymnasium, which is under construction to host the table tennis tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in Beijing July 2, 2007. The fire broke out on Monday, but damage appeared limited and there were no casualties, officials and witnesses said.


A general view of Peking University gymnasium, which is under construction to host the table tennis tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in Beijing July 2, 2007. The gymnasium caught fire on Monday morning. No information was yet available on casualties or the cause of the blaze, the report added.


Firemen extinguish a fire at the Peking University gymnasium, which is under construction to host the table tennis tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in Beijing July 2, 2007. The gymnasium caught fire on Monday morning. No information was yet available on casualties or the cause of the blaze, the report added.


Firemen extinguish a fire at the Peking University gymnasium, which is under construction to host the table tennis tournament at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, in Beijing July 2, 2007. The fire broke out on Monday, but damage appeared limited and there were no casualties, officials and witnesses said.

SOURCE:China Daily

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