LG Refrigerator Still Working After Being Thrown Through Brick Wall By Tornado
South African Tornado Fails to Affect LG’s Refrigerator as it Continues to Function Properly even after Exposure to Powerful Winds.
Dubai, July 12th, 2012 –Damage caused by tornado in Denesyville, South Africa
LG Electronics (LG) has once again proven the amazing durability of their refrigerators in an incident in South Africa last month. A powerful tornado tore through the region of Deneysville located just 90km from Johannesburg. The natural disaster caused much havoc and the destruction of many homes. Despite this, an LG refrigerator owner managed to find his Side-by-side fridge completely intact and functioning normally.
Minor damage to the outside of LG Side-by-side refrigerator
Last month’s tornado in the Deneysville region caused a great deal of damage to the area with one death, several people injured and many losing their houses. South Africa has been hit with several tornadoes over the past year causing almost 100 casualties and resulting in around 1000 homes being destroyed.
Mark Louw, a local resident, was a victim of this natural disaster, having had most of his property destroyed. After the tornado had swept through, Louw found the roof of his house had been completely torn off and his car badly damaged by the powerful winds. Expecting all his home appliances to have suffered the same result, Louw was naturally taken aback by the condition he found his LG Side-by-side refrigerator in. Despite being swept up by the tornado and hurled through a brick wall, his fridge was found essentially intact. Although there was some damage done to the exterior and the food stuffs inside had inevitably shifted, the LG refrigerator was in perfect working order. Louw was deeply impressed with LG for making such a well-built product and LG Side-by-side refrigerator fully functional despite tornado ordeal
claimed he would certainly continue to choose LG appliances in the future.
“We are obviously not surprised by this news, as we’ve always known our refrigerators had superior durability,” said Jin-moo Lee, President of LG Electronics South Africa. “However, what this case does is further illustrate the sheer brilliance of our propriety technology. We are so confident in our Linear Compressor equipped refrigerators that we offer them with a standard 10 year warranty. South African consumers can always rely on us to provide them with products that are made to withstand the toughest of circumstances.”