Karma is an insidious thing. Samsung ‘s plant , located in the Chinese city of Tianjin and engaged in the production of batteries for smartphones of the South Korean technological giant, suddenly caught fire. Just like the batteries of smartphones Galaxy Note 7, which were created precisely at this enterprise. According to eyewitnesses, on the territory of the plant there was just a process of processing of discarded batteries from the sale at the moment when the fire started.
According to the official statement, no one was injured in the fire, but the incident attracted air pollution specialists who arrived to the site to assess the air quality in the vicinity. Indeed, when burning batteries, very harmful substances could enter the atmosphere. To cope with the fire at 6 am local time on alert, more than 110 firefighters were raised. It was possible to localize the fire quickly enough.
The examination confirmed that the fire was located in the shop where the defective batteries of the notorious Galaxy Note 7 were produced. The rest of the plant was practically unaffected by fire and suffered minimal damage. So in the very near future the enterprise will resume its work in the usual mode. Samsung SDI, owned by the South Korean company, produces batteries not only for gadgets, but also for electric transport, and is still engaged in developments in the field of industrial energy.