Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate
Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate
Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate
Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

An out-of-control fire powered areas of strength for by consuming pieces of an eastern beachfront city in South Korea on Tuesday, obliterating many homes and compelling hundreds to escape.

The fire, which started on a mountain in the center of Gangneung, was put out by more than 2,300 firefighters and 300 vehicles, according to officials.

Wildfire In South Korea Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Around 70 homes and different structures were obliterated, and in excess of 400 occupants were emptied to offices that incorporated an ice-skating field and a center school exercise center.

Injuries or deaths were not immediately reported.

Preventing Further Spread

Over 914 acres were burned, and firefighters were putting up barriers to stop it from spreading to Gangneung’s more densely populated areas.

The Korea Woods Administration and the Gangwon common government are cooperating to control the fire.

A pine forest near a seaside resort hotel was engulfed in large, orange flames as firefighters sprayed water at burning homes and buildings, according to photos.

 

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