Building Fire

29 die, 29 injured in South Korean building fire,

SEOUL, South Korea  /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —A fire broke out Thursday at an eight-story building in the central South Korean city of Jecheon, killing 29 people and injuring 29 others, officials said. A Jecheon fire department official said the toll could rise as rescuers continue to search the building after putting out the fire. … Continue reading 29 die, 29 injured in South Korean building fire,

Screams, popping glass alerted residents to building fire

OAKLAND, CA/March 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Dazed Oakland residents who escaped an early morning fire that killed one person report being wakened by neighbors’ screams and the popping of windows grown too hot from the heat. Residents said they didn’t see or feel any sprinklers as they ran out, and no one reported hearing fire … Continue reading Screams, popping glass alerted residents to building fire