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Wildfires fanned by powerful winds and dry weather sweep parts of S. Korea Updated: 2021-02-22 05:36:23 KST

Wildfires fanned by powerful winds and dry weather in South Korea have been sweeping different parts of the country.
Over the weekend, fires broke out in over ten areas, including Andong city in Gyeongsangbuk-do Province and Nonsan city in Chungcheongnam-do Province, and more than half are still burning.
Around three-hundred households were forced to evacuate in Andong city.
No casualties have been reported.
The Korea Forest Service will resume efforts to put out the fires once the sun comes up.
They plan to dispatch over 70 helicopters across the nation.
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