The confirmed death toll is 56 people, including 21 firefighters, but mainland media have warned this could rise. Photo: Xinhua The confirmed death toll is 56 people, including 21 firefighters, but mainland media have warned this could rise. Photo: Xinhua
The confirmed death toll is 56 people, including 21 firefighters, but mainland media have warned this could rise. Photo: Xinhua

Firefighter death toll may rise: first teams to attend Chinese port disaster ‘probably missed’ by official count

Three teams that attended Tianjin fire were employed by port rather than fire department, meaning they may not have been included in figures

Topic |   Tianjin warehouse explosion 2015
The confirmed death toll is 56 people, including 21 firefighters, but mainland media have warned this could rise. Photo: Xinhua The confirmed death toll is 56 people, including 21 firefighters, but mainland media have warned this could rise. Photo: Xinhua
The confirmed death toll is 56 people, including 21 firefighters, but mainland media have warned this could rise. Photo: Xinhua
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