Fire breaks out at an open storage facility in Pyeongtaek
A fire broke out at an open storage facility in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi, at 10:29 a.m. Friday.
The local fire department received a report that a fire had broken out and were dispatched to the scene. They subsequently issued the first stage of emergency response at 10:53 a.m., 24 minutes after the fire initially broke out.
A total of 29 pieces of equipment such as pump trucks and 70 fire department personnel have been deployed to the scene as of 11:27 a.m.
No casualties have been confirmed.
The police and fire authorities will investigate the circumstances of the fire as soon as it is extinguished.
BY LIM JEONG-WON [email@example.com]