The factory of Kemet, a company that manufactures electronic components, will return to Suomussalmi in Kainuu. The rescue service received an alarm at the scene shortly after six in the morning, and firefighting work continues at the scene.
According to Kaleva, the fire is spreading in the roof structures of the building and the rescue service is currently demarcating the fire. According to the newspaper, there are rescue personnel from Suomussalmi and its close relatives.
Residents of Suomussalmi, Siikaranta and Valkeinen are advised to stay indoors and close the ventilation due to smoke that has entered the air and is dangerous to health.
The rescue services are not aware of any personal injuries caused by the fire.
The cause of the fire is unknown.