19 people dead and eight injured in house fire in Beijing’s southern

Vastavam web: A devastating fire ripped through a house in Beijing’s southern Daxing district, leaving at least 19 people dead and eight others injured, the state media said today.The inferno was reported around 6.15 pm (local time) yesterday from the house in Xinjian village, prompting authorities to rush fire tenders to the spot.Nineteen people were killed and eight others were injured in the fire, it said.The injured were taken to hospital for treatment.