Over 400 people needed to put out fire in Soc Son market

17:43 | 21/06/2018
In addition to firefighters, hundreds of servicemen were mobilised to put out the fire at Soc Son market (Hanoi's Soc Son district).
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
At 5.40 AM this morning, a fire broke out from a grocery in Soc Son market
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
The fire quickly spread to dozens of surrounding stores
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
"At first, I used a mini fire-extinguisher to put the fire off, but the fire spread to other stores. We traders could not put the fire off by themselves," said Nguyen Van Hieu, a trader in Soc Son market
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
Dozens of fire trucks, Regiment 141's 200 servicemen, and Division 371's 150 servicemen were mobilised to put out the fire
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
As of 7 AM, the fire was basically brought under control. The firefighters continued pumping water on the fire to prevent the fire from spreading
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
Dozens of stalls in the market completely burned down
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
"Our VND1-billion ($44,052) toy pavilion was burnt to ashes," said Hong Van, a trader in the market
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
Some traders managed to save their goods from the fire
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
Soc Son district's leader said that about 1,000sq.m, including hundreds of clothes stores, were burned down. The reason behind the fire is being investigated
over 400 people needed to put out fire in soc son market
Soc Son market is located 300 metres from the police station of the district

By Van Anh

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