|A major fire broke out at a gas extraction station in the central Nghệ An Province late Wednesday. — Photo news.zing.vn|Viet Nam News
NGHỆ AN — A fire broke out at a 4,200sq.m gas extraction station in the central Nghệ An Province at 8.30pm on Wednesday, the Lao Động (Labour) online newspaper reported.
Lê Duy Thảo, a witness, told the newspaper he saw workers running out of the station, located in Hoàng Mai Town’s Quỳnh Lộc Commune, after the fire broke out, which was followed by a series of loud noises. Dozens of firefighters and fire trucks rushed to the station.
The fire was extinguished two hours later, at some 11.30pm. Two small trucks and a number of fire extinguishers were destroyed, Zing.vn reported.
No casualties have been reported, so far. A deeper investigation of the accident is underway. — VNS