|Firefighters and residents try to extinguish a blaze at a cold storage area in Ha Tinh early today. — Photo dantri.com.vn
HA TINH — A fire broke out at Huyen Cuong frozen storage at about 8am today in the central Ha Tinh Province, destroying a huge amount of seafood and equipment.
The cold storage was located in a wholesale market in Cam Nhuong Commune, which has almost all seafood sources of the central coastal Cam Xuyen District in the central province.
Some traders at the market, who saw the fire, said they saw columns of smoke rose from the cold storage. They immediately informed the market's management board.
The district's firefighters and fire trucks extinguished the fire after 30 minutes. Local people and traders also helped to extinguish the blaze.
The cause of the fire is being investigated. Initial damage was estimated at VND700 million (about US$32,000). — VNS