Lebanon News

Fire destroys chips factory in east Lebanon

A general view of the eastern town of Zahle. (The Daily Star/Nassif Seif)

BEIRUT: A huge fire that erupted Wednesday at a chips factory in east Lebanon completely destroyed the building, with no casualties reported, security sources told The Daily Star.

The Masters Chips factory in the Zahle town of Ferzol burned to the ground, despite the efforts of Civil Defense responders, the sources said.

The employees working at the factory were all evacuated safely from the factory, they added.





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