Wildfire Burning on Seoul Mountain Prompts Evacuations

1 年前

A wildfire burning on the slopes of a mountain in Seoul, Korea, on Sunday, April 2, prompted the evacuation of around 120 nearby households, local media reported.

Video filmed by Twitter user @EBINA8612 shows smoke rising from the fire burning on Inwangsan Mountain in Seoul.

The wildfire broke out around noon on Sunday, according to the National Fire Agency. Over 2,400 people were mobilized, including firefighters, police, and military personnel, it said.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown, authorities said. Credit: @EBINA8612 via Storyful