|A petrol station was engulfed in flames in HCM City yesterday evening, destroying some dozens of motorbikes. Photo news.zing.vn|Viet Nam News
HCM CITY – A petrol station was engulfed in flames in HCM City yesterday evening, destroying some dozens of motorbikes nearby.
The station, located on Quang Trung Street in the Gò Vấp District’s Ward 8, suddenly burst into flames at about 5pm, after several loud explosions.
Fire-fighters managed to completely put out the blaze after an hour and a half, but not before at least 35 motorbikes were damaged or destroyed by the fire which also spread to a couple of clothing stores nearby.
The police are investigating the cause of the fire. – VNS