|A fire destroyed the Huynh Mai home appliances shop in Hoang Dieu Street, District 2, Ca Mau City last night. — VNA/VNS Photo Kim Ha
CA MAU (VNS) — A fire destroyed the Huynh Mai home appliances shop in Hoang Dieu Street, District 2, Ca Mau City last night.
Several employees of the shop said that they could not extinguish the blaze as the flames rose high, covering the whole establishment. The shop had stored many goods for the Lunar New Year (Tet), a number of them inflammable.
Several fire engines were sent to the site and they extinguished the blaze after two hours.
No loss of human life was reported. However, property worth hundreds of millions of dong was reportedly lost in the fire.
The authorities are investigating the cause of the fire.
On the same day, a fire destroyed a tourism boat and a crane boat at the Vam Lang Boat Repair Company in Go Cong Dong District, Tien Giang Province. Property worth an estimated VND2 billion (US$950,000) was lost in the fire. — VNS