Police senior lieutenant killed while tackling blaze in HCM City

VOV.VN - Police senior lieutenant Pham Phi Long was killed while combating the fire at a two-storey house in Binh Tan district, HCM City on September 7, said Colonel Le Tan Buu, director of the municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Police Department.

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Mr Buu said the house which suddenly collapsed while the firefighters were trying to extinguish the fire on the first floor killed the senior lieutenant and injured two other policemen who were trying to combat the blaze.

Roughly 100 fire fighters were mobilized to the scene to extinguish the fire. The 500-square metre house with clothes and groceries stored inside was completely destroyed. The owner was absent from the house, said local officials.


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