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Fire breaks out at Ho Chi Minh City apartment building

Fire breaks out at Ho Chi Minh City apartment building

Sunday, September 11, 2022, 10:03 GMT+7
Fire breaks out at Ho Chi Minh City apartment building
Residents wait for the fire to be extinguished at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022. Photo: Hong Loc / Tuoi Tre

A fire broke out at an apartment building in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday, with preliminary investigation showing that the incident was caused by incense sticks.

The flames started at a flat on the 20th floor of Diamond Riverside Apartment Complex on Vo Van Kiet Street in Ward 16, District 8 at around 9:30 pm on Saturday.

A lot of smoke came out from the apartment.

Smoke comes out from the apartment fire at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022 in this screenshot taken from a video clip.

Smoke comes out from the apartment fire at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022 in this screenshot taken from a video clip.

After hearing the fire alarm, all residents fled their apartments and rushed downstairs.

Officers under the fire fighting and prevention police unit in District 8 later arrived at the scene and put out the fire.

No one was harmed in the incident, but many properties and items inside the apartment were burned down.

Preliminary information revealed that the blaze was caused by burning incense sticks.

Firefighters arrive at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022. Photo: Hong Loc / Tuoi Tre

Firefighters arrive at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022. Photo: Hong Loc / Tuoi Tre

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A fire broke out at an apartment building in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday, with preliminary investigation showing that the incident was caused by incense sticks.

The flames started at a flat on the 20th floor of Diamond Riverside Apartment Complex on Vo Van Kiet Street in Ward 16, District 8 at around 9:30 pm on Saturday.

A lot of smoke came out from the apartment.

Smoke comes out from the apartment fire at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022 in this screenshot taken from a video clip.

Smoke comes out from the apartment fire at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022 in this screenshot taken from a video clip.

After hearing the fire alarm, all residents fled their apartments and rushed downstairs.

Officers under the fire fighting and prevention police unit in District 8 later arrived at the scene and put out the fire.

No one was harmed in the incident, but many properties and items inside the apartment were burned down.

Preliminary information revealed that the blaze was caused by burning incense sticks.

Firefighters arrive at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022. Photo: Hong Loc / Tuoi Tre

Firefighters arrive at Diamond Riverside apartment complex in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City, September 10, 2022. Photo: Hong Loc / Tuoi Tre

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