Chinese employee killed in northern Vietnam factory fire

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A Chinese man was killed when a fire burnt down a plastic components factory in northern Vietnam on Sunday.

Officials from Vietnam DragonJet in Bac Ninh Province, which is managed by the Chinese corporation TAKAOTEK, on Monday said at least one person was killed and another injured as walls fell onto them during the fire.

The dead man was identified as Li Chun Lin, 30, a manufacturing official of the company.

Bui Tuan Kiet, a Vietnamese worker, had brain injuries and was sent to a Hanoi hospital around 30 kilometers away.

The fire started at around noon and spread in 30 minutes through abundant plastic particles, the major material at the company that produces plastic parts for Canon.

More than 10 fire trucks were sent to the factory, and it took five hours for them to control the fire.

No property damage estimates have been made.

Vietnam DragonJet is located in Que Vo industrial zone and has more than 1,000 employees.

Forces are investigating the cause of the fire.

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