Smoke can also very successfully be viewed billowing out of the first and 2nd floor of building E1 of the district as fire engines confirmed as a lot as kind out the blaze.
The fire drew crowds of onlookers, heaps of whom captured photos and videos on cell devices.
Peer crowds bag in front of the fire (VPN off):
By 7pm, the fire had been extinguished and the space cordoned off. The trigger of the fire is peaceable below investigation as of press time.
A ragged industrial space, Dashanzi 798 Artwork District is now home to art work studios, galleries to boot to stylish eateries and cafes.
[Cover image via @北京在你身边/Weibo]