All posts tagged "fire"

  • A fire broke out at a Daejeon fire plant in South Korea Tuesday. (Yonhap)
    Fire breaks out at major tire plant in South Korea

    DAEJEON, South Korea (Yonhap) — A fire of unknown origin engulfed a major tire-making plant in this provincial city on Tuesday, forcing residents living nearby to evacuate, firefighters said. The blaze started at 8:55 p.m. at a...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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  • The remnants of a commercial building in Palisades Park, New Jersey, after a July 23 fire.
    Fire leaves Palisades Park, N.J. business owners distraught

    Business owners based in a commercial building in Palisades Park, New Jersey, are finding themselves at a loss after a July 23 fire that burned down the building containing seven Korean businesses. The fire at the two-story...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • A firefighter administers CPR to one of the victims. (Yonhap)
    Nursing home fire in Korea kills 21

    By Kim Tong-hyung Rescue workers were fearing a horror death toll after a fire broke out at a senior’s facility in Jangseong, South Jeolla Province, early Wednesday. The blaze was believed to have started at around 12:27...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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    At least seven killed, 41 injured in bus terminal fire

    GOYANG, South Korea (Yonhap) — At least seven people were killed and 41 others were injured in a fire at a local bus terminal near Seoul on Monday, fire and hospital officials said. The blaze occurred about...

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Fire damages 103-year-old house in Koreatown

    (CNS) – A fire damaged a 103-year-old house in the Koreatown area today, but no one was hurt. Firefighters sent to the 900 block of South Catalina Street at 10:32 a.m. extinguished the flames in 34 minutes, said Erik...

    • Posted May 8, 2014
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  • NASA satellite spots huge fires burning in N. Korea

    (Yonhap) — A satellite photo released by NASA Friday shows dozens of fires in North Korea, some of which appear to be wildfires. According to the imagery captured by the agency’s Aqua satellite on April 25, some...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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