The blaze was first spotted by local residents at 7:20am and spread to gut many kiosks in Tan Thanh border gate market.
Traders managed ways to evacuate goods out of their stores. However, most of the goods were destroyed. No injuries have been reported so far.
Vice Chairman of Van Lang district’s People’s Committee said nearly 300 people including police, army officers and residents were mobilized to stamp out the blaze.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.