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2 Deadly Fires Kill 28 People In South Korea This Week

» by May 28th, 2014 at 7:01 am » Comments (2)

Lack of following safety protocols that leads to deadly fires is nothing new in Korea, it just appears it is getting more outside media attention now after the ferry boat ...more »

Picture of the Day: North Korea Burning

» by May 11th, 2014 at 1:06 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="992"] NASA has unveiled remarkable images taken from space of fires burning across multiple regions in North Korea, with plumes of smoke cascading eastward for hundreds of ...more »

Fire Destroys Camp Henry’s Only Bank In Daegu

» by March 12th, 2014 at 8:46 am » Comments (14)

Via a reader tip comes news that a fire at Camp Henry Daegu burned down the post's bank:   A fire destroyed the Community Bank building Saturday at Camp Henry in Daegu. No ...more »

Video of the Day: Itaewon Fire

» by October 3rd, 2013 at 1:11 pm » Comments (2)

Via a Facebook tip here is a video that someone shot of the fire in Itaewon that happened earlier this week. more »

Fire Burns A Block of Buildings In Itaewon

» by September 30th, 2013 at 7:21 am » Comments (3)

There was recently a huge fire in Itaewon that burned nearly a block worth of buildings near the Hamilton Hotel: A large fire broke out this morning in the Itaewon district of ...more »

Marines Save the Life Of Elderly Korean Man In Pohang

» by March 18th, 2013 at 7:15 pm » Comments (11)

Despite all the recent high profile GI crime incidents lately, it is good to see that there are still US military servicemembers doing the right thing in Korea: Four Marines rescued ...more »

Picture of the Day: Fishing Boat Fire

» by March 11th, 2013 at 1:40 pm » Comments (0)

Nine people have died and one is still missing after jumping into the freezing ocean water to escape a fire that broke out on a 20-ton fishing boat operating off ...more »

Itaewon Brothel Fire Leads To Hotel Construction

» by January 29th, 2013 at 7:20 am » Comments (23)

The article below tends to give creditability to the theory that the bar owner was more than happy to let the fire burn down her bar to make way for ...more »

Picture of the Day: Big Fire In Gangnam

» by January 26th, 2013 at 1:28 pm » Comments (4)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="499"] Firefighters struggle to extinguish a fire on a two-story apparels shop building in Seoul's Gangnam Ward on Jan. 25, 2013. None of employees in the building ...more »

Picture of the Day: Naejang Temple Burns Down

» by November 1st, 2012 at 1:01 pm » Comments (15)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="600"] The main building of Naejang Temple, known for its scenic autumn foliage, was destroyed by fire yesterday. The fire, presumed to be electrical, started at the ...more »

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