11 Apr 2019 08:56:00
Notification of the fumes occurred at CentralWorld
No. 51/2019 11 April 2019 Subject: Notification of the fumes occurred at CentralWorld To: The President The Stock Exchange of Thailand Central Pattana Public Company Limited ("the Company") would like to inform that on 10 April 2019, at around 17.40 Hours, fumes occurred at the smoke ventilation area on the 8th floor at the CentralWorld shopping mall ("CTW"). The CTW immediately evacuated the people from the premises. The fumes were successfully put under control at around 18.10 Hours. Unfortunately, the incident brought about 16 injuries and 2 casualties, both of whom were employees to the Company. The Company expresses its deepest condolences to families of the deceased and injured and will take responsibility with best effort to support them. Meanwhile, the root cause of the fumes and the value of the damage are under investigation and assessment. The Company has insurance policies to cover the damages including Industrial All Risk Insurance, Business Interruption Insurance, Public Liability Insurance and other related insurances. To carefully assess the situation and consider the safety of all stakeholders as a top priority, the Company will temporarily close the Offices at CentralWorld and the CTW to perform an inspection jointly with the related parties on 11 April 2019. Hence, the Offices at CentralWorld and the CTW is expected to resume operation on 11 April 2019 at 12.00 and 14.00 Hours respectively. Your acknowledgment of these matters would be appreciated. Sincerely, - Ampawee Chompoopongkasem - (Ms. Ampawee Chompoopongkasem) Company Secretary ______________________________________________________________________ This announcement was prepared and disseminated by listed company or issuer through the electronic system which is provided for the purpose of dissemination of the information and related documents of listed company or issuer to the Stock Exchange of Thailand only. The Stock Exchange of Thailand has no responsibility for the correctness and completeness of any statements, figures, reports or opinions contained in this announcement, and has no liability for any losses and damages in any cases. In case you have any inquiries or clarification regarding this announcement, please directly contact listed company or issuer who made this announcement.