Fire breaks out at POSCO after explosion

POHANG, South Korea, July 5 (Yonhap) -- Fire erupted at a POSCO plant Friday evening after what appears to be an explosion, and the flames are growing too fierce for firefighters to approach, witnesses and local authorities said.

Firefighters rushed to the scene after multiple reports of what sounded like an explosion at the steelmaker's plant at around 8:50 p.m.

Details were not immediately available, but authorities described the situation as a big accident.

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