More than 90 people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a high-rise in South Korea

More than 90 people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a high-rise in South Korea 1

 

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23 Comments on "More than 90 people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out at a high-rise in South Korea"

  1. Carmen Santana | October 9, 2020 at 12:49 PM | Reply

    THIS is why I don’t live in a highrise.

    • No one died. Also, house fires are a lot more dangerous and common. Modern high-rises are made of concrete. Homes are still often constructed of wood which allows the fire to spread more easily. Fires like this in tall modern high rises are pretty rare.

  2. I hope everyone will be fine.

  3. Wow that must have been terrifying. Hope everyone is ok and taken care of

  4. That styrofoam and acrylic exterior stucco is a factor im sure !!!! Alot of appartments are coverd in the facelift !!!!

  5. 888 zosoz 888 | October 9, 2020 at 1:18 PM | Reply

    So did it turn to dust and fall straight down into it’s footprint? Or is that impossible? Ya know….Failure due to fire??? 🤔

  6. Trump is my President I am Canadian | October 9, 2020 at 1:30 PM | Reply

    Whatever they sided that apartment with sure wasn’t very fire retardant. Bad building. That shouldn’t be able to happen with modern technology today.

  7. Carolyn Smith | October 9, 2020 at 1:48 PM | Reply

    Prayers for all!🙏🏻❤️

  8. humbug swangkerton | October 9, 2020 at 2:12 PM | Reply

    Luckily no one perished!

  9. No casualties. Something tells me they were already very prepared for an event like this.

  10. Huh. And it didn’t collapse.

  11. Gianna Hibbard | October 9, 2020 at 2:41 PM | Reply

    That’s horrible, I’m so sorry 🙁
    Prayers and healing for all involved.

  12. Stay back ..the building will turn to dust and fall in its own foot print..

  13. Olive Boudreau | October 9, 2020 at 3:18 PM | Reply

    Omg

  14. Condos are crappy places to live, I dont know why anyone would want to live in a Condo in Toronto. They are certainly not worth what they are asking right now.

  15. Majestic Madness | October 9, 2020 at 4:56 PM | Reply

    Looks like the ol’ cigarette on the patio, then climbed up the side of the building. Yup. That’s it. Case closed. Solved by a moron on the other side of the globe.

  16. That looks deadly. I’m sure there were casualties.

  17. Vancouver ViKinG | October 9, 2020 at 6:09 PM | Reply

    What was it made out of??..
    Paper
    🙏🙏🙏

    • Alison Fraser | October 9, 2020 at 8:01 PM | Reply

      My thoughts exactly. The woman crying is heart-wrenching. Terrible time to lose your home. Firefighters must be commended if nobody was killed.

  18. George Henry Jr | October 9, 2020 at 6:28 PM | Reply

    How does a building facade burn like that?

  19. What!!!! You mean their hospitals are not being over run with a second wave of COVID patients.

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