Local residents and the petrol station’s staff used fire extinguishers to tackle the blaze but the truck was rapidly engulfed in flames.
After the fire alarm was raised, two fire engines and a team of fight fighters in Ha Long city were dispatched to put out the inferno. Right up until 4:40am, the fire was finally brought under control.
The driver had minor injuries but the container truck was completely and utterly destroyed.
The cause of incident is still under investigation.