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19 Nov 2020 | 10:33 AM UTC

Several fatalities following fire at Namdong Industrial Complex in Incheon November 19

South Korea News Alert

At least three people killed after fire breaks out at Namdong Industrial Complex Incheon on November 19; disruptions likely in the vicinity of the incident

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/19/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Seoul). COUNTRY/REGION South Korea, Namdong Industrial Complex

Event

At least three people have been killed and six others injured after a fire broke out at the Namdong Industrial Complex in Incheon on Thursday, November 19. Local media suggests that emergency authorities responded to 119 reports of a fire on the second floor of a cosmetics production plant at approximately 16:12 (local time). 114 personnel and 43 vehicles were used to extinguish the fire and investigate the damage to people and property. Reports suggest the fire had been extinguished by 17:50. Those who suffered injuries have been transported to a local hospital. The cause of the fire remains unclear.

Localized disruptions, including road closures, should be anticipated in the coming hours as investigations and emergency response operations continue in the vicinity.

Advice

Those in the area to monitor developments, avoid the area, anticipate disruptions, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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