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Fire Ravages Renowned Building in Beijing By ANDREW JACOBS FEB, BEIJING A fierce blaze started by an illegal fireworks show engulfed one of the Chinese capitals most architecturally celebrated modern buildings on Monday, the last day of festivities for the Lunar New Year, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday.

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Fire consumed a building in Beijing that formed part of Central China Television's new headquarters as residents set off fireworks throughout the city to celebrate the Lantern Festival on Monday

A firefighter works on a roof of a wooden building while a fire ravages ancient Dukezong town in Shangri la county, in southwestern China's Yunnan province, Saturday Jan, .

The Beijing Television Cultural Center fire was a massive blaze on February , in the Beijing central business district of Beijing, involving the uncompleted Beijing Television Cultural Center (TVCC) buildingThe building was adjacent to the CCTV Headquarters and owned by China Central Television, was scheduled for completion in May The TVCC has been rebuilt and was opened in .

Fire Ravages Renowned Building in Beijing ANDREW JACOBS Tuesday Feb , at AMA fierce blaze started by an illegal fireworks show engulfed one of the Chinese capitals most

After the construction was delayed by a fire that engulfed the adjacent Television Cultural Center in February , the headquarters was completed in May and was officially inaugurated in June The CCTV Headquarters won the Best Tall Building Worldwide from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

Fire Ravages Renowned Building in BeijingA crowd watched as a building designed by Rem Koolhaas burned in Beijing on MondayCredit David Gray ReutersBy Andrew JacobsFeb, BEIJING