The Hyundai Outlet fire investigation begins in earnest… Identifying the cause of the fire and an intensive investigation into firefighting equipment

The ignition point truck sent to the National Forensic Service for analysis… Two victims to be killed

On the 29th, the fourth day of the fire at the Daejeon Hyundai Premium Outlet branch, which killed eight people, the police began an investigation to find out the cause of the fire and whether the fire fighting equipment was working.

The investigation headquarters of the Daejeon Police Agency is said to have secured various fire-fighting equipment such as sprinklers and smoke control facilities and safety management data, CCTV images at the time of the fire, and a disaster prevention room facility server from the search and seizure site’ the fire the day before.

The police will check whether these facilities were in operation at the time of the fire through electronic records of anti-splash valves (pre-operational type) and smoke control facilities.

At that time, it is also intended to reveal whether water was normally supplied from the water tank connected to the sprinkler and the fire hydrant pipes through the data on the status of the fire fighting equipment.

The Hyundai Outlet fire investigation begins in earnest... Identifying the cause of the fire and an intensive investigation into firefighting equipment

The police confirmed that the level of the water tank had risen to the top during the inspection on the site the day before.

In this regard, Hyundai Outlet is known to have indicated that the water tank is operated in such a way that it is automatically filled in case the water runs out even in an emergency such as power outage or lack of power.

Debris, such as a 1-tonne truck and wires collected under the vehicle, which was picked up in front of the loading dock on the first basement floor, which was the point of detonation, was sent to the National Institute for Scientific Research for detailed analysis. .

The analysis is expected to take approximately two weeks.

The CCTV video at the scene showed a fire starting around the car while the lorry driver was unloading.

There is also the possibility of the fire starting because the heat from the lorry’s exhaust burned the paper boxes that were stacked nearby.

A subpoena investigation into Hyundai Outlet officials is also due to take place soon.

Following the facility maintenance staff the day before, the funeral of two other victims will also be held on the same day.

The ceremony will be held for facilities maintenance staff (56) and logistics staff (65) at Daejeon St. Hospital. Mary and Korea University Guro Hospital, respectively.

The Hyundai Outlet fire investigation begins in earnest... Identifying the cause of the fire and an intensive investigation into firefighting equipment

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