Samsung Store Catches Fire Moments Before Galaxy S8 Launches- Is This a Bad Omen?

It's no secret that Samsung has had some issues in recent months with some of their products exploding which has caused millions of phones and washing machines to be recalled.

Well it seems like they can't catch a break.

One of the company's stores in Singapore caught fire which caused other stores at the mall to close temporarily.

The blaze started in the store's storage room in the early morning hours, and was quickly put out by water sprinklers. No one was hurt in the incident.

Samsung Electronics issued a statement on Tuesday, "We are currently assessing the property damage and working closely with the authorities to determine the cause of the fire. The store will remain temporarily closed during this period. We sincerely regret any inconvenience caused."

The fire had some unfortunate timing, because Samsung was about to hit the spotlight again, with a more positive appearance, thanks to their new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.

Instead of people marveling at their new product, this fire may cause them to remember the 4.3 million recalled phones for a poor battery designed that caused some of them to explode. Further, 2 million of the company's washing machines were recalled last November after reports of explosions.

And who could forget John Oliver's hilarious segment of exploding Samsung products?

Hopefully Samsung's luck turns up soon.

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