Fujian Ningde Pingnan Wan’an Bridge catches fire and is a national key cultural relics protection unit

This article is from [CCTV News Client];

The reporter learned that on the evening of the 6th, it was located in Ningde, Fujian Province. Wan’an Bridge in Pingnan County was on fire.

Wan’an Bridge has a history of more than 900 years. It was burned in the 47th year of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty, rebuilt in the seventh year of Qianlong (1742), and repaired in successive dynasties. On October 9, 1990, it was approved as a county-level cultural relics protection unit, in March 1991, it was approved as a provincial-level cultural relics protection unit, and on May 25, 2006, it was announced as one of the “Northeast Fujian Covered Bridges” as the sixth batch of national key cultural relics protection. unit. At 10:45 p.m. on the 6th, the fire was put out. At present, the bridge has been burned and collapsed, and no casualties have been reported.

(Reporter Huang Shan of the Headquarters)