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(LEAD) Fire breaks out at Samsung Electronics's plant

2013/07/24 15:08

YONGIN, South Korea, July 24 (Yonhap) -- A fire broke out at a plant of Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest memory chip and mobile phone maker, on Wednesday but no one was injured, local firefighters and company officials said.

The fire started at 12:36 p.m. at the cooling tower located on the rooftop of one of the production lines in Samsung's Giheung plant located in Yongin, just south of Seoul, according to the firefighters.