Two locals killed and foreign athletes among injured in South Korea balcony collapse

An upper floor of a nightclub collapsed on top of dancing revelers in South Korea, killing two South Koreans and injuring several foreign water polo athletes competing at the World Aquatics Championships. South Korean news agency Yonhap said authorities had…

South Korea Declares National Disaster as Winds Fan Giant Wildfire

A massive wildfire swept across South Korea on Friday 5 April, leading authorities to declare a rare national disaster and the  deployment of  900 fire engines and tens of thousands of personnel to bring it under control. The blaze broke…

One Killed, Two Injured in South Korea Firefighting Helicopter Crash

Channel News Asia has reported that a South Korean firefighting helicopter crashed into a river in Seoul on Saturday (Dec 1), killing one and injuring two others on board, rescue authorities said. The chopper was hovering over the Han River…

Firefighters called to hot air balloon crash in South Korea

The pilot of a hot air balloon was killed, and 12 tourists injured on Thursday 12 April after it crashed on an island in South Korea. The aircraft, which took off at about 7:40 a.m. local time (2240 GMT Wednesday) from an…

A fire in a South Korean Hospital has left at least 37 dead and more than 70 injured

37 people have been killed and over 70 injured, some critically after a fire at a hospital in South Korea. The fire at the Sejong Hospital is the worst for South Korea in terms of fatalities in the last ten…

South Korea hit by second largest quake in history

South Korea was hit by a rare earthquake which struck South Korea’s southeast on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov 15. Reaching a magnitude of 5.4-magnitude, it was the second most powerful quake on record in a country that seldom experiences significant…

Four killed in South Korean shopping centre fire on Saturday

Police suspect oxygen cutting equipment used during welding work may have caused the blaze that killed four people and injured more than 40 others in a shopping centre fire.  Saturday’s fire started at a 264-square-meter indoor amusement park for kids…

Rolling decontamination lines

Rosenbauer is supplying high-end decontamination vehicles to South Korea Multifunctional trucks for fire and decon operations Foam extinguishing technology with DIGIMATIC and CAFS Cleaning technology for rough and fine decontamination The vehicle combination that Rosenbauer has manufactured in triplicate for…

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