Large fire breaks out at chemical factory in French city of Rouen

A large fire broke out in the early hours of Thursday at a French factory in the northern port city of Rouen, local authorities said.

They added there were no reports of victims at this stage. The fire at the factory of Lubrizol - a company that makes specialty chemicals - started around 2.40 am local time.

Around 130 firefighters were tackling the blaze at the site, and a security cordon had been put in place.

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