JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Two dead in hair salon fire in Ho Chi Minh City

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 15:00 GMT+7

A man and a woman were found dead after their hair salon caught fire in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

The fire was reported to occur sometime before 11:00 pm at a small hair salon, about 16 square meters, on Tran Thi Bay Street in Hiep Thanh Ward, District 12.

Residents living nearby were quick to react, calling the firefighters and trying to subdue the flames with handheld extinguishers.

Fire brigades responded to the call and put out the fire soon afterward.

The aftermath of the hair salon fire. Photo: Tuoi Tre
The aftermath of the hair salon fire. Photo: Tuoi Tre

However, two people were found dead when rescuers broke into the salon.

The victims were identified as Oanh, 30, from Dak Lak Province, and her husband Nhat, 32, also from the province.

Police have cooperated with experts in examining the scene and investigating the cause of the fire, which has not been determined as of yet.

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Trong Nhan / Tuoi Tre News Contributor

More

Read more

;

Photos

VIDEOS

Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Vietnamese-made app allows people to grow real veggies via smartphone

Nguyen Thi Duyen, a young engineer in Hanoi, developed the app and its related services to help busy people create their own veggie gardens.

Chinese tourists hit by Vietnamese over dine and dash

Four Chinese were reportedly injured, with one having a broken arm.

Latest news