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It looks like a giant tornado about to sweep down on central China as what seem like storm clouds gather above.
But it is, in fact, a huge chemical blaze at a rubber factory in Jinzhou, Hubei province, which forced terrified locals to flee.
"It was so huge it blotted out the sun and we thought we were going to be swallowed up by it," said one local after fire-fighters fought for hours to bring the blaze under control.
Fire investigators later said that the blaze started when stores of a compound called naphthalene - used in rubber and plastic production - caught fire.
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