Tesla fire on the road‥Lumberyard fire under control

A Tesla electric car caught fire on the road in Jeonju, South Korea.

In Incheon, a lumberyard caught fire, and firefighters have been battling the blaze for more than 13 hours.

Eunhyo Je is a reporter.

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Flames leap from a car parked on the shoulder of the road.

At around 8pm yesterday evening, a Tesla electric car caught fire while travelling on a road in Deokjin-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do.

The driver was evacuated shortly after the fire broke out and no one was injured, but it took firefighters about three hours to bring the blaze under control after mobilising a mobile water tank.

Fire officials are still investigating the exact cause of the fire, based on the driver’s statement that the vehicle suddenly began to smoke while travelling.


Rescuers use a cutting machine to cut off the passenger door of the vehicle and carry out the injured on a stretcher.

At around 6pm yesterday (4), a passenger car travelling on a road in Juklim-dong, Gangseo-gu, Busan, hit a guardrail.

As the car was demolished in the crash, a woman in her 40s in the passenger seat was seriously injured when her knee was crushed by the car, while the male driver in his 50s suffered minor abrasions.

Police are investigating the details of the accident against the driver메이저놀이터.


At around 5.30pm, a fire broke out at a lumber factory in Incheon, prompting firefighters to activate response stage 1 and extinguish the blaze.

After extinguishing the blaze in about two hours, firefighters have been extinguishing the fire for more than 13 hours, including cleaning up residual flames.

“The fire is believed to have started from a dust collector inside the factory,” the fire service said, adding, “Smoke continues to rise from sawdust and other sources, making it difficult to extinguish the fire.”

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