DA NANG (VNS) — A coach carrying 35 passengers from Da Nang City to Thua Thien-Hue Province caught fire inside the Hai Van Tunnel yesterday morning.
The driver failed to extinguish the blaze with the help of a mini fire extinguisher. The Hai Van Tunnel Management and Operation Company detected the incident via the security camera and sent fire engines to get the blaze under control after 40 minutes.
All the passengers of the coach, including five children, were rescued, while eight vehicles and 95 people also managed to escape from the tunnel. — VNS