Itaewon Burning: Early Morning Fire in Seoul’s International District


10 Magazine is reporting that a fire broke out early this morning in Itaewon, Seoul’s infamous international district. There are no reported injuries, but approximately one block of the main street has been destroyed.

An image of the fire posted on AsiaPundits.com (uncredited).

An image of the fire posted on AsiaPundits.com (uncredited).

The fire seems to have affected the Concierge building, a chain electronics store, although it’s not known where exactly the blaze began.

Photo posted by 10 Magazine.

Photo posted by 10 Magazine.

Images are quickly spreading across social media networks as Itaewon is one of Seoul’s most beloved districts for expats living in Korea.

Video of the fire posted by Martin Chiffers.

 

 

You can read the initial report by 10 Magazine here.

 

 

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