Factory Completely Destroyed after Massive Fire in Chicago Heights (+Video)

Factory Completely Destroyed after Massive Fire in Chicago Heights (+Video)

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A massive fire broke out at the Morgan Li manufacturing facility in Chicago Heights on Monday morning, completely engulfing the 500,000-square-foot building.

According to wgntv, The fire broke out around 6 a.m. in the 1100 block of Washington Avenue, but no one was inside the plant at the time, and no injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, and fire departments remain on the scene as of noon on Monday. Morgan Li, a family-owned and operated business, announced the acquisition of the Chicago Heights facility in January 2022, adding "230,000 square feet of domestic production, assembly, and warehousing space."



In a statement, a spokesperson for Morgan Li said: "While the damage of the fire is massive, the most important thing is that all our people are safe and accounted for." The company added that it is working with authorities and cooperating fully with their investigation into the cause of the fire. Despite the setback, the spokesperson said Morgan Li would do everything possible to rebuild and continue to support its employees and the Chicago Heights community.

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