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Samsung store catches fire ahead of the Galaxy S8 launch

The cause of the fire has yet to be revealed, but this is definitely bad timing for Samsung

By Lana Jelic from Mar 28, 2017 @ 11:22 CDT

Samsung just can't catch a break. A day before the official launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the Korean company is filling the headlines yet again, and once again the cause is - fire.

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After the Galaxy Note7 fiasco which involved faulty batteries, and the fire at their factory in China, Samsung's store in Singapore has suffered the same fate.

Samsung has confirmed that their store caught fire in the early morning hours and fortunately no one was injured during the incident.

We were alerted to a fire at the Samsung Experience Store at AMK Hub in the early hours of Tuesday morning before store opening hours. The fire was extinguished by water sprinklers in the store and no one was injured during the incident. We are currently assessing the property damage and working closely with the authorities to determine the cause of the fire.

Read also: Samsung factory that made Note7 batteries catches fire

The cause of the fire has yet to be revealed, but this is definitely bad timing for Samsung. In less than 24 hours the company is set to unveil their latest flagship, and perhaps this incident would have gone unnoticed if there wasn't for the past incidents involving the Note7...

NEWS SOURCES:Cnet.com


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