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Wood-processing factory catches fire

Update: January, 07/2014 - 08:29
A squad of 35 firefighters and five fire engines rushed to extinguish the blaze within one hour.— Photo vnexpress

QUANG NAM (VNS)— A wood-processing factory in central Tam Ky Town caught fire yesterday morning, damaging all the equipment inside and 10 cubic meters of logs for an estimated loss of VND100 million (US$4,800).

A squad of 35 firefighters and five fire engines rushed to extinguish the blaze within one hour.

No one was injured in the blaze.

Director of the Tam Ky forestry processing company Le Xuan Lam told Viet Nam News that the blaze could have resulted from a short circuit or the logs may have caught fire in the oven.

Meanwhile, a huge fire broke out on Sunday's evening, causing an electrical leak, at a motorbike accessories store on Vuon Cam Street in northern border Cao Bang City.

Firefighters battled the fierce blaze for four hours before they brought it under control. No injuries were reported. The cost of the damages was estimated in billions of dong.

The causes of the fires are currently being investigated. — VNS


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