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Hai Phong man dies in house fire

Update: January, 05/2015 - 09:36
The fire was extinguished after 30 minutes following the arrival of six fire engines and more than 50 firemen. — Photo nld

HAI PHONG (VNS) — A 56-year-old man died when his house caught fire yesterday in Hung Vuong Ward, Hong Bang District, in the northern port city of Hai Phong.

Financial losses have not been estimated.

The fire was extinguished after 30 minutes following the arrival of six fire engines and more than 50 firemen.

Nguyen Van Dong, owner of the house, died when he could not escape, as he was disabled following a traffic accident. His elder sister, Nguyen Thi Thanh, 60, who is also paralytic, deaf and mute, was rescued by firemen.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. — VNS

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