Foxconn Shandong Site Catches Fire PDF Print E-mail
Written by Mike Buetow   
Tuesday, 27 September 2011 09:16

SHANDONG, CHINA -- A Foxconn assembly plant here caught fire yesterday, but the blaze was extinguished with no casualties or impact on operations, the firm is saying.

A spokesman for the world's largest contract electronics assembler said fire was caused by faulty electrical cables on a building roof.

Foxconn, the trading name on Hon Hai, has experienced numerous incidents at its Chinese plants over the past few years. Around 20 workers have died, many by suicide, and three more were killed in a May 20 explosion at Foxconn Technology Group's Chengdu plant.

TechCrunch is showing photos of the fires, including a video.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 September 2011 10:30


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