August 19, 2016

Fire breaks out in village of Pobbathiri, none injured

Photo shows burning of a house. Photo: Shwe Kokko
Photo shows burning of a house. Photo: Shwe Kokko

A FIRE broke out at a house in Khapyat village of Pobbathiri township in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area at 7:00 pm on Monday.
The outbreak of the fire at the two-story brick house was suspected to be faulty wiring.
A total of 13 fire engines and trucks, led by township Fire Services Department officer U Aung Ko Ko Oo and auxiliary firefighters from nearby Pyinmana township fire brigade rushed to the scene. The fire was declared out at 7:20 pm.
Nay Pyi Taw Council member Col Min Naung and senior regional officials came and gave minor assistance to the departmental officials.
It is reported that there were no injuries nor deaths resulting from the fire.
The damage of the fire is estimated at about K 960,000 (US$740).
The house owner U Hla Ko is under investigation by the township police department.


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