Emergency Response Guidelines Forest Fire
Report the fire to 119
When the forest fire is small, initially put it out by beating or covering it with coats, branches, etc.
If the forest fire is getting bigger, promptly get away from the fire and keep going to windward to a safety zone.
When you cannot afford to evacuate, lie low in a place without fallen leaves or branches, with your face covering, until the flames pass.
- Fire Watch Period (Spring : Ferb. 1-May. 15, Fall : Nov.1-Dec. 15)
Before mountain climbing, visit the Korea Forest Service website to check unrestricted and accessible trails.
It is not allowed to carry any flammable objects such as matches, lighters, etc. in the mountains, and do not smoke.
Camping and cooking are not allowed in the mountains.
- Source: SAFEKOREA website