Today (1st) around 4:40 pm, a fire broke out on the 12th floor of a 25-story apartment in Sanbon-dong, Gunpo-si, Gyeonggi-do.

The fire department believes that the fire has killed four people and injured one seriously.

Two of the dead were reported to have fallen to the ground on the 12th floor and died, while the other two were reportedly found dead on rooftop landings.

The fire department mobilized 70 firefighters and about 30 equipment such as helicopters and pump cars, and the fire extinguishing work was completed around 5:10 pm, about 30 minutes after the fire occurred.

Police and fire departments are investigating detailed fire situations based on statements that a fire broke out during the renovation of the apartment.

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