Firefighters start to contain South Korean wildfires; thousands evacuated

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

SEOUL (Reuters) – Thousands of firefighters and soldiers are starting to contain wildfires in South Korea on Friday which have killed one person and forced more than 4,000 people to flee their homes, the South Korean government said. The fires broke out in eastern Gangwon Province on Thursday evening and spread to the cities of […]

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