|The scene of the fire that killed three in the northern province of Nam Định yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Đạt|
The blaze reportedly occurred in an electrical store while the three victims were sleeping at about 2am yesterday.
The initial cause of the fire is allegedly a short circuit. A local fire-fighting team extinguished the fire within one hour. Local police are investigating the case.
Also yesterday, another fire destroyed about 500sq.m of a workshop in Hải Hưng Phát Co. Ltd in the southern
When the fire happened at 7:30am in the company that specialised in processing timber, many workers were present but there were no casualties. A local fire-fighting team took nearly three hours to control the fire.
The case is also under investigation.—VNS