Put out the fire and spread the fire extinguisher… Powder inhalation transfer of 10 people


At a factory in Gunwi-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do, a large number of workers who used fire extinguishers to put out a fire and then inhaled fire extinguisher powder were transported to hospitals.

Today (21st) around 7:10 pm, a fire at a factory that manufactures auto parts using aluminum in Suseo-ri, Gunwi-gun caught fire and was completely extinguished in 20 minutes.

The fire from the aluminum dust collector was quickly extinguished, but 10 foreign workers, including foreign workers, inhaled the powder in the fire extinguisher and was taken to the hospital.

An official from the Gyeongbuk Fire Department said, “The employees seem to have used about 10 fire extinguishers to put out the fire.”

The fire department confirmed that there were no other casualties such as smoke inhalation from the fire.


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