Thick smoke billowed from the 6th floor of Taimao Shopping Center.

(Photographed by reporter Zheng Shuting)

[Reporter Zheng Shuting/Taoyuan Report] A fire broke out at Taimao Shopping Center in Luzhu District, Taoyuan City at 1:58 pm today. Thick smoke continued to rise from the 6th floor. The fire was extinguished at 2:13 by firefighters. Preliminary investigation revealed that the ceiling of the restaurant kitchen on the 6th floor was burning. The cause of the fire is yet to be investigated by the fire investigation department.

Taimao Shopping Center was crowded with shoppers during holidays. A fire broke out at 1:58 p.m., personnel from the No. No one was injured or trapped in the kitchen ceiling of the restaurant on the 6th floor. The cause of the fire is under investigation.