September 19, 2017

Fire hits Mingalar Market in Mandalay

Firemen putting ouf  blaze at Mingalar Market in Mandalay. Photo: Mandaly sub printing house
Firemen putting ouf blaze at Mingalar Market in Mandalay. Photo: Mandaly sub printing house

A FIRE broke out at a major market in downtown Mandalay yesterday evening, destroying a number of shops and apartments.
The fire started around 5.30 pm and was brought under control around 8.15 pm.
Some firemen were reportedly injured while fighting the fire which threatened a neighbouring school, a hospital and other nearby buildings.
The firemen had to break open the doors to put out the blaze as the fire broke out while the market was closed.
The cause of the fire has not yet been released by the local fire services department.—GNLM

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