[THE INVESTOR] A fire broke out at Samsung Display’s plant located in Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province, on May 9 morning but there were no casualties, according to local news reports.
At around 9:20 a.m., a fire broke out at a cooling tower, which is located at the top of the three-story building providing power and chemicals to assembly lines.
The fire authority in Chungcheong Province said the fire was extinguished around 10:15 a.m. and there are no casualties reported so far.
The display company did not immediately issue a statement about what caused the fire.
By Shin Ji-hye/The Korea Herald (firstname.lastname@example.org)