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Hanoi to inspect fire prevention at all karaoke parlors

Half a month after the karaoke parlor fire in Cau Giay District, the Hanoi People's Committee has asked districts to inspect all karaoke parlors and bars and handle violations.
Hanoi will revoke the licenses of karaoke parlous and bars that violate fire protection regulations (Photo: Dinh Hieu).

The committee assigned the municipal public security agency to urgently investigate and determine the cause of the fire at the karaoke parlous at No. 231 Quan Hoa Street, Cau Giay District, and strictly handle violations.

The Hanoi Police Agency was also tasked with compiling the list of karaoke parlous, bars and discotheques that fail to meet fire safety conditions and are being temporarily suspended or suspended from operation.

The Hanoi People's Committee also asked the Chairs of the People's Committees of districts to complete the inspection of fire prevention and fighting at all local karaoke parlous, bars before September 20, and their results submitted to the city Police to be reported to the municipal People’s Committee before September 25.

The city's press agencies were required to promote disseminations and make reports and articles spreading warnings on ensuring fire safety, firefighting and rescue and electricity safety, especially at karaoke parlors, bars, discos, and establishments hosting large gatherings.

Authorities at all levels must strictly handle all violations, resolutely suspend or terminate the operation of violating establishments in accordance with regulations.

The municipal People’s Committee also asked for strengthened fire prevention and fighting and rescue works in residential areas, households and businesses.

At around 1pm on August 1, 2022 the ISIS karaoke bar at 231 Quan Hoa Street caught fire. Three officers of the Fire Prevention and Rescue Police Team and the Police of Cau Giay District died on duty.

Quang Phong

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