Update news fires

The Ministry of Public Security disclosed on Tuesday that a total of 306,708 violations of fire prevention regulations have been recorded, resulting in penalties of VNĐ324 million (US$13,817).

Fires at karaoke parlors result in fatalities in 2022

Fires at karaoke parlors in many cities or provinces caused a high death toll in 2022.

Over 200 people escape from fire in building in HCMC

Over 200 people timely escaped from a fire in Flemington building in District 11, Ho Chi Minh City on December 22 afternoon.

Worst fires and explosions in Vietnam in 2022

This year has seen the number of fires and explosions decline by 25.11%, despite the number of deaths rising by 22.09% compared to the same period from last year, according to details given by the Ministry of Public Security.

Vietnam records over 17,000 fires in five years

Over the past five years, over 17,050 fires have happened in Vietnam, killing 433 people and injuring 790 others, it was announced at a conference on the five-year fire prevention and fighting performance on September 12.

One of four victims in Manchester fire identified as Vietnamese

Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang on August 15 provided an update on the citizen protection work in the fire in Manchester, the UK, where a victim has been identified as a Vietnamese national.

Fire engulfs Hanoi light source firm

Fire ravaged Hanoi-based Rang Dong Light Source & Vacuum Flask Jsc for hours on Wednesday evening, which is forecasted to bring about huge losses.

Ca Mau gears up for fires

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is taking plenty of precautions this year after several forest fires broke out last year at the U Minh Ha National Park.

U.S. agency calls for safer lithium-ion batteries after Samsung fires

 Safety standards for lithium-ion batteries need to be modernized following a massive recall of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd phones after faulty batteries caused fires,

The sacrifice of firefighting heroes

 VietNamNet Bridge – Fires are a constant risk in Ha Noi, but many people seem to be unaware of the lengths firefighters go to in order to protect residents.

Social News 26/1

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Social Headlines January 3

 Foreign NGOs grant US$250 million in 2013; Rescuing passengers trapped inside deformed car; Three Vietnamese rescued from Malaysia massage parlours; Authorities seize drug precursors to Australia