UPDATE: Electrolux to re-open on Monday after roof collapse

ELECTROLUX will remain closed until Monday after a collapsed roof caused a power-outage and flooding from fire sprinklers on Tuesday.

The roof contained asbestos and specialists informed general manager Mark O'Kane that it would take at least three days before it could be safely removed.

"Safety is absolutely paramount," Mark O'Kane said.

Parts of the factory will be operational on Wednesday and employees in those areas have been notified they will be required to work, while the rest are being encouraged to take annual leave until Monday.

"This could not have come at a worse time:

 "This could not have come at a worse time," Mr O'Kane said.

"This is our peak selling period."

Mr O'Kane said customers may experience delays on certain refrigeration models in the coming days.

EARLIER: COLLAPSED ROOF CAUSES ELECTROLUX TO SHUT DOWN FACTORY

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