According to reports, the blaze erupted on Friday night at the factory in Pingtung county and raged overnight.
Rescuers officials stated that five people are still missing, including four factory workers and one firefighter.
Tragically, among the deceased, three were firefighters.
As the news of this tragic incident reverberated across the island nation of Taiwan, President Tsai Ing-wen stepped forward to express heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families.
She pledged to visit Pingtung and provide solace to those directly affected by the incident.
The cause of the fire is yet to be determined.