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Eight tourist boats destroyed in Hoi An fire

At least three tourist boats and five speedboats were destroyed after catching fire at the Cua Dai Wharf in the central city of Hoi An early Monday morning.

HCM City suspends 26 karaoke bars for fire safety violations

The competent forces in HCMC have suspended 26 businesses providing karaoke and bar services for violating fire safety regulations and imposed administrative fines of over VND1.2 billion on violators.

33 killed in karaoke bar fire in Binh Duong Province

Rescue forces have completed the search for victims trapped in the karaoke bar that caught fire in Binh Duong province on September 6 evening, with the death toll rising to 33., local media reported.

Fire engulfs ancient house inside Quoc Tu Giam relic site in Hue City

A building in the UNESCO-recognised Quoc Tu Giam (Imperial Academy) relic in the imperial city of Huế was seriously damaged by fire on Wednesday afternoon.

Vietnamese Embassy working with UK authorities following discovery of human remains

Representatives from the Vietnamese Embassy in the UK are working with local police following the discovery of human remains in a building in Manchester.

Fire risks in HCM City apartment buildings

Thousands of residents are living in fear of possible fire risks at many apartment buildings in HCM City.

Five killed in Binh Duong house fire

Five members of a family died in a fire at their house in the southern province of Binh Duong on Wednesday night.

Two-month-old baby among six dead in house fire in HCM City's Thu Duc City

A two-month-old baby was among the six members of a family that died when a fire broke out at about 1am on Tuesday morning at a house at 899 Nguyen Thi Dinh Street in HCM City's Thu Duc City.

Bus catches fire in HCM City's tunnel

A passenger bus caught fire in the An Suong tunnel in HCM City this morning. 

Fire destroys 10 wood workshops in Hanoi

A fire broke out at a wood workshop in Thach That District, Hanoi City, and then spread to nine adjacent wood workshops this morning, December 1, gutting an area of some 1,000 square meters.

Three die in Vinh Phuc bar fire

Three women were killed in a fire at a bar in the northern Vinh Phuc Province on Monday night.

Fire burns wood workshop in Vung Tau City

A fire broke out at a wood workshop in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province’s Vung Tau City early Monday morning, destroying 300 square metres of the workshop.


Blaze at veterinary medicine company claims three lives in Hanoi

Authorities have found the bodies of three victims of a large fire that broke out at a veterinary medicine company in Phu Thi Industrial Park in Hanoi City’s Gia Lam District.

Forests in Ca Mau at high risk of fire

More than 43,500ha of forest in the southern province of Ca Mau is at high risk of fire due to prolonged hot weather, according to the provincial forest management, agricultural and rural development departments.

Imported, domestic coal mixture suspected as cause of power plant explosion

The mixing of domestic and imported coal, leading to the production of slag, may be the cause of an explosion that occurred at State-owned Uong Bi Thermal Power Plant in Quang Binh on Sunday.

Dump site fire chokes Dalat

Many areas in the Central Highlands city of Dalat are being polluted by a fire at a local rubbish dump site.

House fire in Hanoi leaves three dead

A grandmother and two of her grandchildren have been killed following a house fire that happened in Hanoi during the early hours of December 1.

Toxic waste removed from site of Hanoi's light bulb factory fire

More than 2,600 tonnes of toxic waste have been removed from the scene of a fire at the Rang Dong light bulb factory during a 20-day operation.

Burnt-down Hanoi light bulb firm to be relocated to Bac Ninh

The recently burnt-down Rang Dong Light Source & Vacuum Flask JSC in Hanoi will be relocated to the northern province of Bac Ninh.


Hanoi’s light bulb factory fire leaked 27 kilos of mercury

Head of Hanoi-based Rang Dong Light Source and Vacuum Flask JSC has admitted that 480,000 fluorescent light bulbs that were burnt in the fire on August 28 contained liquid mercury.