The Golden Plaza is a 30-storey building located in Central District, Taichung City, Taiwan. It is the 7th tallest building in Taiwan and the second tallest building in the city of Taichung. It is located in the center of Taichung, right in front of the Taichung Train Station.
On Saturday, 26 February 2005, at 16:00 (08:00 GMT) a fire broke out in an upper floor of the tower. People working in the building below the fire were able to escape, taking cover from falling glass. Nine people were trapped on the roof of the building 300 feet in the air and were rescued by helicopter. 4 people were killed and 3 more were injured, but none of those 3 people were seriously hurt. The cause of the fire was an accident by a construction crew.