Wildfire spreads in southeastern counties – Yonhap News Agency

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Yonhap) — A quick unfolding wildhearth threatened homes in two southeastern cou…….

SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Yonhap) — A quick unfolding wildhearth threatened homes in two southeastern counties Monday, prompting about 100 residents to evacuate and hearth authorities to mobilize forces from close by cities and provinces.

The blaze started on a hill in Hapcheon County, 354 kilometers southeast of Seoul, at round 2 p.m. and unfold north to close by villages in Goryeong County in late afternoon, the Korea Forest Service (KFS) said. No casualties have been reported.

The authorities issued The extent 3 evacuations order for about 100 residents Inside the villages at 5:30 p.m. There are three evacuation ranges in case of a wildhearth. Diploma 3 means hazard is presently affecting residents’ areas They typically Want to go away immediately.

About 29 hearth helicopters And a few 1,000 personnel have been mobilized to extinguish The hearth, Based mostly on the agency.

Fire vans and water tanks from Deagu, Ulsan, Busan, North Jeolla Province and South Jeolla Province have been furtherly despatched to the scene.

Helicopters withdrew from the scene As a Outcome of the Evening time fell, and hearthfighters and public servants have been nonetheless striving To maintain the blaze from unfolding further overEvening time, the KFS said.

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