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Fire ravages fruit stalls at My Tho market

Update: October, 08/2013 - 16:15
A fire destroyed 100 fruit stalls at Thanh Tri Market in Ward 4 of My Tho City in the Mekong province of Tien Giang at 11:30am on Tuesday.— VNS Photo

TIEN GIANG (VNS) – A fire destroyed 100 fruit stalls at Thanh Tri Market in Ward 4 of My Tho City in the Mekong province of Tien Giang at 11:30am on Tuesday.

 

Owners of the stalls and local residents were unsuccessful in trying to use fire extinguishers to stamp out the blaze.

The fruit section at the market burnt down within 15 minutes after the fire trucks arrived at the site.

Firefighters focussed on preventing the fire from spreading into nearby areas.

Senior Lieutenant Colonel Doan Van Thanh, head of My Tho City's police force, said electric welding leading to a short circuit was the cause of the accident. — VNS

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