At the factory of Samsung in the Chinese city of Tianjin, which produces lithium-ion batteries started a fire. About it reports The South China Morning Post.
According to preliminary data, the fire broke out in the shop, where they make batteries for smartphones Galaxy Note 7. The company announced that there was a small fire, but the flames quickly spread through the building. No one was hurt. According to preliminary data, was caused by “production problems”. On the site there are 110 firefighters. The authorities do not exclude emission of harmful substances. An official Samsung spokesperson said that the fire occurred in a warehouse where were stored defective product.
Model Samsung Note 7 went on sale in August 2016. Two months later, after multiple cases of spontaneous combustion Corporation first stopped the sale, and then completely ceased production. The results of the investigation on 23 January it was announced that the cause of samosatene too much battery, resulting in overheating.