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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.

@LanaJelic
Published Tue, Mar 28 2017 11:22 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:56 AM CST

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.

Samsung store catches fire ahead of the Galaxy S8 launch | TweakTown.com

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 SOURCE:cnet.com

Lana has a passion for technology and science. She spends her time looking for the latest and most interesting technology and science news. Her passion is in gadgets, wearables, and other cool and interesting applications of technology or science. She also spends her free time gaming in MMOs like World of Warcraft. She has prior experience covering technology for publications and breaking news. If she’s not doing either, you might just find her exploring the metaverse in VR. Lana wants to expand TweakTown’s coverage of mobile, wearables and gadgets while also bringing her experience with science and general tech to TweakTown. Her area of coverage is around science, technology, smartphones, wearables, and general neat gadgets. She hopes to one day be able to drive around in her self-driving car while she schedules an appointment for a SpaceX trip to the moon on her smartwatch.

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