Fire at 33-story high-rise building in South Korea Hundreds evacuated 88 people taken to hospital October 9 at 9:13 a.m.
A fire broke out on the night of August 8 in a 33-story high-rise building in the southern South Korean city of Ulsan, and according to local media, hundreds of people were evacuated, but 88 people were taken to hospital for smoking.
According to Korean public broadcaster KBS, a fire broke out in a 33-story high-rise building in the center of the southern city of Ursan just after 11 p.m. on August 8.
The building contained houses and commercial facilities, and hundreds of people were evacuated, but at least 88 people were taken to hospital for smoking.
The fire is believed to have occurred on the 12th floor, but footage taken at the site shows the entire building being engulfed in flames.
As of the morning of September 9, the fire department is continuing to search for people left behind along with the fire fighting, so the South Korean government’s Minister of Administrative Safety, Ching Yong, said he would enter the site in the morning of September 9 to check the details.