Based on the experiences, round 50 Fireplace fighters and 20 pumps have been tackling the blaze on the hospital in Gwango-dong, Icheon-si. To date, 16 individuals have been injured whereas there are round 30 people who find themselves additionally nonetheless trapped contained in the hospital.
A hearth service spokesperson stated: “The dialysis hospital is on hearth and we’re rescuing sufferers.”
The dialysis hospital is on the fourth stage of a five-floor constructing.
Footage from the scene reveals a number of hearth fighters with extendable platforms that are getting used to evacuate sufferers from the hearth.
Medical employees could be seen outdoors with sufferers in wheelchairs who’re being taken to different hospitals.
It’s reportedly unknown how many individuals are nonetheless trapped contained in the constructing whereas some have gone up onto the roof of the constructing as they await rescue.