Fire breaks out at Central Highlands market
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A big fire broke out at a grocer’s store at Easup Market in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak Wednesday morning, burning goods worth up to hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Easup Market in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak Photo: VietNamNet
According to Trinh Van Ba, the store’s owner, all of his goods and toys worth US$24,000 were burned.
The blaze spread quickly and spread to a warehouse where goods of many stalls in the market were stocked.
It took the firefighters an hour to put out the blaze.
According to an initial calculation, goods which have been stocked up for the Tet holiday of 100 stalls were burned completely.
The damage can cost up to tens of billions of dong, a source told Vietnamnet Newswire.
Local authorities are finding a way to help traders at the market resume business after the fire.