|A corner of the forest is burn down by fire yesterday. — Photo laodong.com.vn
VINH PHUC (VNS) — A fire destroyed about 17ha of forests yesterday afternoon in the northern Vinh Phuc Province's Ngoc Thanh Commune.
The local administration sent 40 people and fire engines to put out the fire. However, the fire-fighting activities faced difficulties due to lack of access to water sources.
The fire was brought under control after four hours. The local police are investigating the cause of the fire. — VNS