After nearly 3 hours of rescue, the fire was finally put out, but the factory was burnt.

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[Reporter Su Funan / Kaohsiung Report] A fire broke out at a timber factory on Siwei Road, Miduo District, Kaohsiung City at around 1 am today. The fire burned for nearly 3 hours and was finally extinguished.

Gao City Fire Bureau stated that the site was a metal building on the first floor, which was a wood furniture processing factory. Due to the accumulation of a large amount of wood, the fire was out of control. After receiving the report, 29 vehicles, 62 people and heavy machinery were dispatched to rescue immediately. The smoke came out, and firefighters immediately deployed the waterline to rescue.

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A worker in the timber factory lived in the warehouse behind the factory building. When the fire broke out, he left by himself. After nearly 3 hours of rescue by firefighters, the fire was finally put out. The factory burned down and no one was injured or trapped.

A fire broke out at a timber factory on Siwei Road, Miduo District, Kaohsiung City at around 1 a.m. this morning.

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Firefighters rushed to the fire scene and deployed waterline rescue immediately.

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