Fire shut down a production line making smartphone components Friday afternoon at Samsung’s Asan, South Korea electronics manufacturing complex, local media reports.
According to the Chungnam Fire Service, the fire originated with an explosion in an electrical transformer operating the A3 line of the Asan Plant 2 campus.
The A3 line manufactures small and medium-sized OLED panels for smartphones.
In-plant firefighters extinguished the fire within 20 minutes. There was no official estimate on how long it would take to resume production.
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