Dozens evacuated after fire at Cheongna International City high-rise building
Published : Jun 17, 2018 - 17:06
Updated : Jun 17, 2018 - 17:08
Dozens of residents have been evacuated from an apartment building in Incheon after a fire broke out Sunday morning.

Fifty-five people fled their homes after witnesses noticed smoke coming out of the residential high-rise building in Incheon’s Cheongna International City.

No injuries have been reported. The fire authorities believe the fire began on the 17th floor after an outdoor air conditioner unit installed in a utility room caught fire.

Residential buildings in Cheongna International City are pictured above. (Yonhap)
It took 26 minutes for firefighters to put out the fire.

The cause of the incident is being investigated, as well as the damage caused to the property, according to the fire authorities.

Yim Hyun-su (