FIRE AT YEO HIAP SENG CONSTRUCTION SITE

No injuries during fire on construction site of Yeo Hiap Seng (Yeo’s)

Phnom Penh, 6th September 2015 – On Monday the 5th of September a fire broke out on the Yeo Hiap Seng construction site around 12pm. 23 fire trucks and 01 ambulance have been mobilized for this operation.

“When the incident occurred, the fire fight service was called by the contractor (Yeo’s) and they made what was necessary to control the fire within two hours,” says Hiroshi Uematsu, CEO of Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. “All employees present on-site at the time of the incident were evacuated safely and no one was injured”.

An investigation into the cause of the fire and the extent of the damage have been launched by the security team of Phnom Penh SEZ. “The ignition occurred at the production material warehouse of the company. Phnom Penh SEZ facilities have not been damaged,” says Uematsu.

YEO'S, a well renowned FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company has purchased 9.2ha of land at the industrial estate in 2015 to build a new beverage factory. Construction is planned to conclude in November 2016.

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