Read and choose the correct statement.
A fire that burned for 22 hours after a factory exploded has finally been extinguished. The explosion occurred at 6 pm when the factory was closed. “At first I thought it was an earthquake!” recalls Lucy Brown, an eye-witness who lives in the area. From her window, she could see clouds of dark smoke and fireballs shooting into the sky. Shortly after the blast, the residents were evacuated to a nearby college. However, the area has now been deemed safe for them to return to their homes. Officials have confirmed that there were no casualties as a result of the explosion. Although there were no serious injuries, two factory guards were sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
1) There was a man-made disaster.
2) There was a rail accident.
3) There was a natural disaster.