|A fire broke out at the Duyên Hải 3 thermal power plant, Trà Vinh Province, on Wednesday morning. — VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
TRÀ VINH — Fire broke out at a thermal power plant in the southern province of Trà Vinh on Wednesday morning. There was no immediate report of casualties or injuries in the blaze.
The fire reportedly started at around 10.30am when workers were welding at the under-construction flue-gas desulfurisation (FGD) area of the Duyên Hải 3 coal-fired power plant in Duyên Hải Township.
The panic-stricken workers tried to escape the scene as firefighters tried to contain the blaze. They also ensured no persons were trapped inside.
The flames were put out around noon.
The power plant management board on Wednesday afternoon released an official notice on the fire, confirming there was no immediate report of casualties or injuries in the incident.
It also said that all equipment at the construction site was insured. — VNS