Updated at 16:50 BJT
A fire which engulfed Wuhan's iconic Jianghan hotel on Sunday afternoon has been extinguished, the municipal fire department says.
The blaze started on the top floor of the five-story 109-year-old hotel, where an external wall was undergoing renovation work.
Rescue work is still underway.
Updated at 16:52 BJT
A century-old hotel was engulfed by a massive blaze at around 3:30 p.m. local time (08:30GMT) in central China's Wuhan City, Hubei Province. The hotel first opened in 1910 and was renovated in 1995. Firefighters have contained the fire, with no casualties reported so far. A further investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.
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