Woman dies after Taiwan water park blaze, over 200 casualties serious

June 29, 2015 9:53 AM

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Woman dies after Taiwan water park blaze, over 200 casualties serious

TAIPEI A young woman died on Monday, the first fatality among nearly 500 casualties from a weekend blaze at a Taiwan water park, officials said, as investigators focused on the colored powder that rained fire as it was sprayed over revelers from a stage.

Officials said more than 200 of those being treated after Saturday's fire at the Formosa Fun Coast water park in New Taipei City remained in a serious condition.

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