The Chinese smartphone manufacturing brand, Oppo, got a bad news on Thursday, as one of its factories in Greater Noida caught fire on the day. The essential cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. A number of ambulances along with 19 fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse off the fire and take those affected to the hospitals for treatment, reported Reuters. The fire officials along with the company officials are expected to conduct an inquiry in the case to reach a conclusion over the cause of the fire.
The fire is reported to be a major one, however, thankfully, no casualties or injury was reported from the spot, confirmed a police official present at the spot.
The fire erupted shortly after the sunset in the evening on Thursday, and emerged to be a major one to cause no human loss but expectedly, a major capital loss. The total estimate of the loss incurred due to the fire is expected in a day or two after the estimation process completes.
The incident of fire tragedy is worrisome for the smartphone maker as the company has recently faced problems in manufacturing the smartphones due to COVID-19 pandemic which drastically affected the supply chain network, the Reuters report claimed. While the company was assembling the Oppo smartphones in the factory, now damaged due to fire, it also assembled Realme and OnePlus smartphones in the same factory.