A fire in an underground parking garage in Buldang-dong, Cheonan, caused an estimate 10 billion won ($856 million) in damage.
Coupang Inc.’s losses continued to grow massively after going public earlier this year.
Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency has booked three employees from a contractor that managed the electricity and fire protection systems at Coupang’s Deokpyeong Logistics Center in Gyeonggi, where a deadly fire broke out last month.
Joint investigators from the police, fire station and the National Forensic Service on Tuesday walk into the Coupang’s Deokpyeong logistics center in Icheon, Gyeonggi, which was burnt down recently, to determine the cause of the fire.
A war of words has broken out between a union and Coupang in the wake of a deadly warehouse fire last week, with lively protests being met with a flurry of statements from the embattled company.
Hyundai Motor Kona Electric SUVs are spontaneously combusting in and out of Korea once again despite a massive fire-related recall initiated early this year.
Following a devastating and deadly fire at a Coupang warehouse, a battle over the details about the initial response to the incident is raging in the local press and online, with rumors being met by denials and silence.
The sprinklers in Coupang’s warehouse in Icheon, Gyeonggi, may not have been working in the first eight minutes of a fire that broke out Thursday morning and destroyed the building, killing one fireman.
The remains of a 52-year-old firefighter trapped in Coupang’s blazing warehouse in Icheon, Gyeonggi, on Thursday were found Saturday.
A fire at a Coupang logistics center continued to burn Friday more than 30 hours after starting, with some protesters claiming that the massive warehouse was an accident waiting to happen.