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One Dead, 19 Injured in South Korean High-Rise Fire

Building employee killed in hotel fire

 

(Arirang News)

 

ARIRANG NEWS – A twenty one-story hotel in South Korea’s central Chungcheongnam-do Province caught fire on Monday afternoon leaving one employee dead and at least 19 others injured. The 53-year-old employee was found dead as blaze ripped through the Ramada Encore Cheonan Hotel. The injured were sent to a nearby hospital. Three are known to have been seriously injured. It’s believed the fire broke out in the basement. The exact cause remains unclear.

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