At 14:48 on March 21, an explosion occurred at the Tianjiayi Chemical Plant in Chenjiagang Chemical Industrial Park, Xiangshui County, Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province. After the accident, the Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee and the provincial government attached great importance to it. The provincial party committee secretary, Qin Qinlong and the provincial governor Wu Zhenglong, were immediately giving instructions to the provincial and municipal responsible comrades and relevant provincial departments to immediately rush to the scene to direct rescue and emergency. The health and health departments should do a good job in guiding and dispatching power, and spare no effort to rescue the injured personnel, prevent secondary disasters, and quickly identify the cause of the accident. Governor Wu Zhenglong immediately returned from Shaanxi and rushed to the scene of the accident to direct rescue and disposal. According to the requirements of the main leaders of the provincial party committee and the provincial government, Fan Jinlong, Fei Gaoyun and Liu Wei organized the emergency response work. The provinces and municipalities initiated emergency response and quickly carried out rescue and disposal work.
According to the Yancheng Eco-environment Bureau on March 21 at 20:32, through the wind direction on the scene of the accident, the downwind direction, the downstream of the river, the river in the park, and the monitoring of organic matter, the smoke produced by the accident has a higher air quality. The main impact is that the main area is concentrated in the park and around 500 meters. The wind speed is high and the diffusion conditions are good. At the same time, the area is a chemical enterprise production area. There are no residents living, and the surrounding people have basically evacuated. There is no source of drinking water downstream of the accident site, and the safety of drinking water for the people is not affected. Relevant monitoring work is still ongoing and will be announced in time.