All posts tagged "fire"

  • A representative from the  management company of the apartment inspects the premises after the fire was extinguished. (Korea Times photo by Park Sang-hyuk)
    65-year old Korean man dies in LA Koreatown apartment fire

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Arson investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire that killed one Korean American man and injured another in a Koreatown apartment. The blaze at the three-story apartment building at 433...

    • Posted December 18, 2015
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  • Service rescue dog Yolanda has saved her owner's life on multiple occasions. (Facebook)
    Good news: Dog dials 911 during fire, pulls owner out of house

    By Brian Han Yolanda, a golden retriever service dog, was trained for these types of moments. A fire had spread throughout a Philadelphia home earlier in August and her blind owner was rendered unconscious from smoke inhalation....

    • Posted August 17, 2015
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  • A firefighter inspects the site of a fire at Lotte Mart inside the second Lotte World in southern Seoul, Monday. (Yonhap)
    Fire breaks out at Lotte Tower

    By Lee Kyung-min A fire was put out minutes after it broke out at a branch of Lotte Mart located inside the second Lotte Tower in southern Seoul, early Monday, company officials said. This was the latest...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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    Manhattan fire involving Korean-owned restaurant injures 19, two missing

    Lower Manhattan in New York suffered an explosion Thursday which brought down three buildings — including a Korean-owned restaurant — and injured 19 people. According to the Fire Department, the blast may have been caused by a...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Orange flames and black smoke are billowing from the facade and roof of the building near several New York University buildings.  (AP Photo/Suzanne Mitchell)
    NY fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

    NEW YORK (AP) — An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan’s trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring at least...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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    Camping site fire kills five

    By Lee Min-hyung Five people died and two were injured when a tent caught fire at a camping site on Gangwhado Island, Incheon, west of Seoul, on Sunday. Firemen took 15 minutes to put out the blaze,...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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  • Shown is a fire that broke out in North Korea rapidly spreading to the South Korean side of the inter-Korean border near the Dora Observatory in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, a popular tourist destination, on March 23. The observatory was closed to visitors, and no casualties or damage have been reported. More than 50 South Korean firefighters were putting out the fire. The cause of the fire was unknown. Authorities have also restricted access to the customs office leading to the South Korea-run industrial complex in the North's border town of Kaesong. (Yonhap)
    Fire spreads from N. Korea to inter-Korean border

    PAJU, South Korea, March 23 (Yonhap) — A fire broke out in North Korea on Monday and was rapidly spreading to the South Korean side of the inter-Korean border, South Korean authorities said. The blaze started at...

    • Posted March 23, 2015
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