Today (28th) at 5:44 pm at the IKEA Gwangmyeong store in Iljik-dong, Gwangmyeong-si, Gyeonggi-do, reports of 'water falling', 'water on the floor', and 'stuck in the elevator' were reported to the fire authorities one after another. Received.

Firefighters dispatched to the scene rescued a total of nine people from two elevators where people were trapped, and it was found that no one was injured so far.

Fire officials said they knew that the elevator was stopped at the site due to a leak.

Customer A, who was at the IKEA Gwangmyeong store at the time, said, "Water poured from the second and third floors of the underground parking lot."

Gwangmyeong City Hall announced that water pipes were frozen and leaks occurred, and that the business was suspended at 7:00 pm.

The fire authorities plan to continue follow-up measures such as safety measures as soon as the rescue operation is completed.

(Photo = Yonhap News)