According to the initial information, the truck was transporting 1.5 tonnes of dried cinnamon from Yen Bai province to Hanoi.
When the vehicle arrived at Km83+200 in Cam Khe district, Phu Tho province, it suddenly caught fire. The driver immediately exited the truck and escaped with only minor injuries.
Upon receiving the news, firefighters and fire engines immediately rushed to the scene. Fire crews fought the blaze until 10:30 a.m when the fire was finally extinguished.
The fire destroyed the truck and the entirety of the goods onboard.