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night (27th), a fire broke out in a house in Saha-gu, Busan, and a woman in her 70s who lived in this house suffered severe burns.

Police believe the woman's husband had set the fire and started an investigation.

Reporter Shin Jeong-eun reports the incidents and accidents overnight.


Firefighters light their flashlights and enter the burned down house.

Last night around 9:30, a fire broke out on the first floor of a two-story house in Dangni-dong, Saha-gu, Busan.

The fire was extinguished in 10 minutes, but a woman in her 70s living in this house suffered second-degree burns to her back and legs and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

In addition, property damage estimated at 9 million won was caused by the fire department.

Police believe the woman's husband, in his 70s, sprayed thinner on the duvet and set it on fire with a lighter.

[Firefighters: When we arrived (at the scene), it is presumed that we sprayed flammable liquid on the blanket and set it on fire with a lighter.]

The police are investigating the exact cause of the fire against this man.


Yesterday around 4:40 pm, a fishing boat carrying anglers overturned in the waters near Jigwido, Seogwipo, Jeju.

Fortunately, all eight people, including the captain and fisherman, escaped to Jigwido Island, and were transported to shore by the police and a nearby fishing boat.


Last night around 10:30, a fire broke out in a mountain in Yueo-myeon, Changnyeong-gun, Gyeongsangnam-do, burning 1,000 square meters of forest and extinguished in 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Forest officials believe the fire started at a nearby house and are investigating the exact cause of the fire.