According to South Korean media reports, yesterday at 23:20, a fire broke out at Samsung Semiconductor's wastewater treatment plant in Banwol-dong, Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, and no one was injured in the fire.

According to reports, the factory is the production site of Samsung's DRAM and NAND memory chips. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation and it is speculated that the fire started from a cooling tower on the roof of the wastewater treatment plant. Samsung Electronics said that the fire occurred in the Green 2 Building, which is mainly used to treat the smell of wastewater generated during the semiconductor production process.

Samsung currently stated that production was not interrupted by the fire.