A huge fire broke out from a house located at No. 16 on Hang Bai Street in Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi near Trang Tien Plaza at 11:30 am today, panicking the whole area.
The fire scene Photo: Tuoi Tre
The Plaza’s business activities are said to be affected by the fire.
Hanoi authorities have mobilized two fire trucks along with dozens of firefighters to the scene to extinguish the blaze shortly after.
It took them around 30 minutes to put down the flame.
The fire also blocked the road for hours.
According to some eyewitnesses, a household electric circuit may be the cause of the fire.
Police are investigating.