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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.

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The southern province of Binh Duong is hit by a fire breaking out at the three-story An Phu karaoke bar at around 9 p.m. on September 6. The fire rages so violently on the upper floor that several staff and guests present in the venue are unable to escape, trapping many people inside.
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The fire is finally extinguished an hour later, with the incident leaving a death toll of 32.
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The karaoke bar is thought to have contained many inflammable interior decoration materials which caused the fire to spread rapidly. President Nguyen Xuan Phuc sends his condolences to the bereaved families of the victims and asks relevant forces to look into the cause of the fire.
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The owner of An Phu karaoke bar, 42-year-old Le Anh Xuan is arrested after the deadly fire. He faces charges of violating fire safety regulations.
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Five people die after flames engulf a three-storey house on Pham Ngoc Thach street in Dong Da district of Hanoi at 1 a.m. on April 21.
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The fire happens at the home of Doan Thi Manh, 74, beginning on the first floor and then spreading to the other floors. Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh offers his deepest condolences to the relatives and asks relevant forces to investigate the cause of the fire which killed five people.
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Three firefighters die while trying to extinguish a fire raging at the six-floor ISIS karaoke parlor on Quan Hoa street in Cau Giay district of Hanoi at 1:11 p.m. on August 1.
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Two fire trucks are mobilised to the scene, with the fire eventually being completely extinguished by 6:45 p.m. on the same day. Eight people are successfully rescued from the fire.
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At 3:28 p.m. on August 1, authorities announce the deaths of three firefighters from the Cau Giay district Police's Fire Prevention and Fighting Team. They are identified as Dang Anh Quan, the captain, and two others, Do Duc Viet and Nguyen Dinh Phuc. They had managed to reach the fourth floor of the building before the ceiling collapsed on them.
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A 29-year-old mother and her two children aged four and five are found dead on September 10 after a bedding factory in Hanoi catches fire. The fire started at around 4:30 p.m. at a bedding showroom and warehouse in Thanh Van commune of Thanh Oai district. It then spread to the factory nearby.
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It takes two hours for six fire trucks to put out the blaze due to the factory and warehouse being packed with highly-flammable fabric, cotton, and foam mattresses.
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Three people are killed in a fire which hits a convenience store in the Mekong Delta's Dong Thap province on October 28. At around 12:45 a.m., flames begin to engulf the Bay Tien convenience store in An Khanh commune owned by 33-year-old Bui Thi Yen Suong.
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Three of the six people inside the store, all of whom hailed from Ho Chi Minh City, are killed in the fire. In addition, estimated losses amount to VND4 billion.
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Three workers pass away and one is injured while cleaning up embers of a fire at the Scancom Vietnam company located in the Song Than 1 industrial park in Di An city of Binh Duong province on June 17.
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The blaze occurs on the afternoon of June 17 at a location full of wood dust and other flammable particles. The fire is eventually put out at 0:10 a.m. on June 18.



Source: VOV

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