Firefighters contain most of South Korean wildfires; hundreds evacuated

Flames are seen during a wildfire in Donghae, South Korea, April 5, 2019. Yonhap via REUTERS

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea mobilised more than 15,000 firefighters and soldiers to help douse most of the wildfires that have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 to flee their homes, authorities said on Friday. Thursday’s fires broke out in the eastern province of Gangwon, razing about 525 hectares (1,297 acres) and about […]

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