A Big Fire – level 2
A fire started in a residential building in South Korea. It started on the 12th floor, and it quickly spread to the top floor.
Hundreds of people left the building; however, 77 people escaped to the roof and other places. Emergency workers helped these people, while firefighters tried to stop the fire. Authorities said that the fire started at 11 PM, and firefighters finally put it out around 9 AM the next day.
Emergency workers helped 88 people who had minor injuries. Most people had problems to breathe because they inhaled smoke. Luckily, nobody died in the incident and authorities did not report any serious injuries.
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