China telecommunications equipment giant Huawei fires at facility under construction

China telecommunications equipment giant Huawei fire at facility under construction September 26 at 12:22

On the afternoon of the 25th, a fire broke out at the facility of Huawei, a telecommunications equipment giant in Guangdong Province, southern China. According to the fire department, the fire broke out at a facility under construction and no one was injured.

According to the announcement of the fire department, there was a report that a fire had opened from Huawei’s facility in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, just after 3:00 p.m. local time, and a video was posted on the Internet of black smoke rising from several parts of the building.

The facility where the fire broke out is located in a corner of Huawei’s research and development base, and a video taken by NHK about six hours before 9 p.m. local time, about six hours after the fire broke out, shows smoke still coming out of the building, although the momentum has subsided.

According to the fire department, the fire broke out at a facility under construction, mainly due to the burning of soundproofing building materials and no injuries.

The cause of the fire has not been clarified.