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Ho Chi Minh City downtown building catches fire

Ho Chi Minh City downtown building catches fire

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 10:31 GMT+7
Ho Chi Minh City downtown building catches fire
The Seaprodex building is on fire in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre

Functional forces reported minor property damage after a fire hit a building in downtown Ho Chi Minh City at midnight on Friday.

The blaze began on the top floor of the four-story Seaprodex building, which is home to several restaurants and coffee shops, on Dong Khoi Street in District 1 at around 0:00 on Saturday and quickly spread.

The restaurants and coffee shops were closed by the time the fire broke out.

The Seaprodex building is on fire in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
The Seaprodex building is on fire in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre

Many explosions were heard from the inferno, according to witnesses.

Firefighters put out the blaze in just a couple of minutes later.

No casualties were reported but numerous tables and chairs were destroyed.

Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre

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Functional forces reported minor property damage after a fire hit a building in downtown Ho Chi Minh City at midnight on Friday.

The blaze began on the top floor of the four-story Seaprodex building, which is home to several restaurants and coffee shops, on Dong Khoi Street in District 1 at around 0:00 on Saturday and quickly spread.

The restaurants and coffee shops were closed by the time the fire broke out.

The Seaprodex building is on fire in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
The Seaprodex building is on fire in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre

Many explosions were heard from the inferno, according to witnesses.

Firefighters put out the blaze in just a couple of minutes later.

No casualties were reported but numerous tables and chairs were destroyed.

Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre
Fire trucks are pictured at the scene of a fire in the Seaprodex building in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, August 13, 2022. Photo: Thanh Nghia / Tuoi Tre

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