Failure Event - South Korea, Hwaseong - 24 Jun 2024

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Location: South Korea, Hwaseong
Setting: Manufacturing
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Operator / Integrator: Aricell
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Event Date: 24 June 2024
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Extent of Damage: 22 deaths and 8 injured among factory workers. Destruction of factory.
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Description: A single battery cell in the factory caught fire and spread to the 35,000 battery cells stored on the factory's second floor, producing a series of explosions. 22 workers were killed and 8 were injured in the fire.
Source: New York Times
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Note: Missing values in this table reflect unknowns.

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