The fire sparked from the first floor of the house. Local residents in Tran Phu street failed to extinguish the fire as the front door was locked. After the fire alarm was raised, two fire engines and dozens of firefighters rushed to the scene to tackle the fire.
The fire brigade team used specialized equipment to break the door and the fire was brought under control after just 45 minutes.
According to a preliminary report, the fire was attributed to a short circuit. At present, the provincial department of fire prevention and fighting and police has joined hands to further investigate the cause of the fire.