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Four dead, scores injured in apartment building fire in Uijeongbu Updated: 2015-01-10 18:14:54 KST

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Four people have been killed and scores injured in an apartment building fire in Uijeongbu , north of Seoul.
Authorities say the fire, which broke out just before 9:30am, and spread to some nearby buildings took one-hundred-60 firefighters more than two hours to bring under control.
Of the four people who died, three were women - two in their twenties, the other in her sixties and a man in his forties.
At least ten of the 100 people who were injured are said to be in critical condition suffering from severe smoke inhalation.
It has emerged that two of the three buildings that suffered fire damage were NOT equipped with sprinklers as buildings that are ten stories tall or lower are not legally obliged to have them.
Residents were seen escaping by climbing down the outside of the buildings with some even jumping to adjacent apartment blocks.
The police have confirmed the blaze started from a four-wheeled motorcycle parked by a mailbox on the first floor.
CCTV footage shows the fire started moments after a man living in the building spent around a minute or so doing something to the bike.
Police are questioning him about his actions.
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