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At least two die in building fire in Thanh Hoa
  • | | January 17, 2020 11:45 AM
At least two people have died and many others were injured in a fire at the PV Oil Building in the northern central province of Thanh Hoa on Thursday afternoon.

A fire breaks out at the PV Oil Building in Thanh Hoa Province on January 16

Director of Thanh Hoa Provincial General Hospital, Le Van Sy, told Lao Dong Newspaper on Friday night that by 10 pm two people had died, two in critical condition and 11 others were being treated at the hospital with different injuries.

Deputy director of Thanh Hoa Provincial Police Department said that the fire was brought under control by 10 pm the same day.

The fire broke out at 6.30 pm on the second floor of the 14-floor PV Oil Building in Le Loi Street, Thanh Hoa City. Many people ran up to higher floors and screamed for help.

The injured people being treated in hospital

"When fire police arrived, two people had died and dozen of others injured," Sy said.

Police are investigating the cause of the fire.

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