A warehouse owned by a mining joint stock company located in Cam Pha City, Quang Ninh province, caught fire at 18:30 on November 28.
Upon receiving reports of the incident, fire crews were mobilized at the scene to battle the flames. Due to the ferocity of the blaze, it took over 4 hours to bring the fire under control.
No casualties were reported however, and the cause of the fire and estimation of property damage is still being investigated.
The second fire started in an alley in Hai Yen Ward, Mong Cai city at 23:00 on November 28.
Upon receiving reports of the fire, two fire engines along with 12 firefighters rushed to the scene. Due to the location of the house in a small alley, fire crews struggled to bring the blaze under control.
A 74 year-old man died as a result of the fire as he was unable to flee the scene.