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After China Blasts, Questions About Firefighting, Port Safety

As Chinese authorities continue investigating the causes of massive explosions in the northeastern city of Tianjin, they are also scrutinizing the city’s firefighting operations and port safety.   The two gigantic blasts, which occurred late Wednesday near a warehouse storing hazardous chemicals in the city’s industrial neighborhood, killed at least 50 people and injured 700 others.   The casualties include the first batch of more than 30 firefighters, a dozen of whom...

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