Today (9th) around 12:10 pm, a fire broke out in Yasan, Daegaya-eup, Goryeong-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, and burned about 1.4㏊ and extinguished in two and a half hours.

The forest authorities are putting out seven fire extinguishing helicopters and 113 manpower to put out the fires and clean up the remaining fires.

The forest authority believes that the fire started as a true story of the inhabitants, and is investigating the cause of the fire and the exact scale of the damage.

(Photo = Courtesy of Korea Forest Service, Yonhap News)