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Fire breaks out in western Seoul

By Bak Se-hwan
  • Published : Jan 3, 2018 - 16:25
  • Updated : Jan 3, 2018 - 17:39
A fire broke out at a construction site in Hapjeong-dong, Seoul, at around 3 p.m. on Wednesday.

After heavy smoke rose from the scene, 24 fire trucks and around 80 firefighters were dispached to the fire at around 3:15 p.m., according to an official from the Mapo Fire Station.

(Yonhap)

“No casualties were reported by the fire authorities as of yet. The fire was extinguished at 3:56 p.m.” the official told The Korea Herald

The exact cause of the fire is still being investigated, according to the official.

By Bak Se-hwan (sh@heraldcorp.com)