The death toll from the massive explosions in Tianjin has risen to 112 with 95 still reported missing, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
Eighty-five of those unaccounted for after Wednesday's blasts in the Chinese port city are firefighters.
Residents who had taken refuge in a school near the site of the explosions were evacuated yesterday after a change in wind direction prompted fears that toxic chemical particles could be blown inland.
Thousands of dead fish have washed up near the site of two explosions which killed at least 114 people in China.
China's authorities face increasing pressure for answers and assistance from citizens left homeless after the devastating factory explosion.