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.
Image via @侯鹏Harbin/Weibo
Check out the video below to see the cloud of smoke rising from the building (VPN off):
Stay tuned to That’s for further updates.
[Cover image via Weibo]