UPDATE: Three Dead After Massive Fire Breaks out at Huawei Facility in Dongguan

By That's GBA, September 26, 2020

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UPDATE (September 26, 2020 12.38pm CST): Three people have been found dead following the fire that broke out yesterday at a Huawei facility in Dongguan. The building was reportedly not in use at the time of the fire, and the main material burning was sound-absorbing cotton, as cited by Reuters.

On Friday, videos and images surfaced on Chinese social media showing a massive fire in Guangdong’s Dongguan city. 

According to local reports, the fire broke out at a Huawei lab in Songshanhu district. 

As of press time, firefighters are currently putting out the flames and a report on potential casualties and injuries has yet to come out.

“On September 25 around 2.30pm, a large fire broke out at a Huawei lab in Dongguan... firefighters are currently on the scene,” one Weibo user posted, sharing a video of thick black smoke billowing into the air from the large building.  

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Image via @侯鹏Harbin/Weibo

Check out the video below to see the cloud of smoke rising from the building (VPN off):

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[Cover image via Weibo]

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