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Firemen extinguish house fire in Dak Lak

Update: January, 08/2016 - 16:02
The firemen put a lot of effort to extinguish the fire as it has much furniture and there was strong wind. — VNA/VNS Photo Pham Cuong

DAK LAK (VNS) — A fire broke out at 5.30am today, affecting three houses located adjacent to each other in Ea Tam Ward, in the Central Highlands Dak Lak Province's Buon Ma Thuot City.

The three houses are owned by 86-year-old Tran Tat Vy, who deals in furniture and mobile phones.

Vy was boiling water in the kitchen when he saw smoke in his house.

Six fire engines and more than 100 firemen were sent to fight the blaze.

Colonel Nguyen Tien Tuan, from the provincial fire prevention and control police department, said it took a lot of effort to extinguish the fire as the house had a lot of furniture and there was a strong wind.

The fire was stamped out by 8.30am. No casualties were reported.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. — VNS

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