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Safety Checks After Deadly Fire to Slow Beijing Deliveries

By Coco Feng
Express delivery companies have informed customers in Beijing that deliveries could be late after local authorities launched a 40-day series of safety inspections throughout the capital following a deadly fire that left 19 people dead. Photo: Visual China
Express delivery companies have informed customers in Beijing that deliveries could be late after local authorities launched a 40-day series of safety inspections throughout the capital following a deadly fire that left 19 people dead. Photo: Visual China

Delivery firms have warned that Beijingers might have to wait longer for their packages, as city government safety checks following a fire that killed 19 people — including eight children — may affect their warehouses and drivers.

Couriers including ZTO Express and STO Express on Wednesday informed users that the efficiency of delivery services will be influenced as the authorities started a 40-day safety check throughout the capital on Monday.

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