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Video: S. Korea: Massive High-Rise Fire

No reports so far of firefighter injuries but 80 civilians required hospital treatment; the fire was put out after 13 hours


Firefighters in South Korea have brought a devastating fire in a tower block under control.

The fire broke out between the 8th and 12th floors of the Samhwan Art Nouveau commercial and residential building, which has about 120 households and shopping units.

Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from the building and more than 80 needed hospital treatment, but there were no casualties.

Read the full story here.

Image: BBC

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