Huge fire rips through Gao market in Hung Yen

VOV.VN - A large fire broke out at Gao market in the northern province of Hung Yen at 8:30 pm on July 25, causing residents in the neighboring areas to flee in panic.

The fire sparked in a plastic factory and spread rapidly to Gao market in An Tao ward with clouds of black smoke filling the sky, according to a local witness.

After the alarm was raised, firefighters were mobilized to the scene to extinguish the blaze. The fire brigade were still battling the raging flames until 10 pm, according to local authorities.

As the fire occurred in the evening, there were no traders in the market at the time. Some traders managed to move their goods out of the market before they were damaged, while local relevant agencies mobilized all forces and facilities to deal with the blaze.

The incident is still under investigation.

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