No injuries were reported after firefighters battled a structure fire early Monday at Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, South Korea.
At about 3 a.m., Yongsan’s fire and emergency services responded along with local firefighters to a blaze at the Army Air Force Exchange Service Management Office, Yongsan officials told Stars and Stripes. The office was unoccupied at the time, but personnel at the nearby Walker Center were evacuated to the post theater.
Firefighters finally doused the remaining hot spots at about 7:30 a.m., the officials said. No other buildings were damaged.
The fire’s cause is under investigation.
The current seat of U.S. Forces Korea, Yongsan is home to about 17,000 servicemembers and civilians. However, that number will soon decrease as the U.S. military fulfills its 2004 agreement with South Korea to move the bulk of its forces to Camp Humphreys 40 miles to the south.