This morning around 9am, a catastrophic fire occurred in the Saiya Town (寨牙乡), Jingzhou County, Hunan Province burning down 58 houses with 248 villagers affected. Fortunately, according to the preliminary investigation, the fire did not cause any casualties. The reason of the fire is still under further checking.
Saiya Town is home to Miao Minority and Dong Minority. The houses there are mainly built with wood structure which helps the fire to extend once it happens.