|A petrol tank truck on Friday morning suddenly caught fire while parked at Dang Nhu Lam Street in HCM City's Nha Be District. — VNS Photo
HCM CITY (VNS) — A petrol tank truck suddenly caught fire at 11am on Friday while parked at Dang Nhu Lam Street in HCM City's Nha Be District.
People nearby were evacuated because of smoke from the fire, and for fear that the truck would explode. Electrical power was shut down for safety.
After 10 minutes, two fire engines carrying 10 firefighters arrived and extinguished the fire. Part of the vehicle and petrol pipes were damaged due to the fire.
Police are investigating the cause of the fire. — VNS