Fatal Apple supplier factory fire in Shanghai kills eight

A total of eight people, including two firefighters, died at a major fire at a Shanghai factory owned by Apple supplier Casetek on Thursday.

The fire at the Shanghai factory of Shengrui Electronic Technology on Thursday [via 163.com]The fire at the Shanghai factory of Shengrui Electronic Technology on Thursday [via 163.com]

The fire at the factory, owned by Shengrui Electronic Technology, reportedly broke out at 1:30 pm China Standard Time (1:30am Eastern) on Thursday, and continued until Friday morning. A statement from the district government on Friday said a total of eight people were trapped in the fire, including two firefighters and six civilians.

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