In the afternoon of November 8, Mr. Wang Cong Khanh – Vice Chair of the Cai District Area People's Committee that the fire was not causing damage to people but had burned down 5 houses, light influence and a boat of people (people live on boats).
Tran Van Tam, Chair of the People of the Binh Ward Committee said: "In the near future, local authorities will support a total of 3 million VND fire per household, 1 million VND per household will affect two homes. 17 million VND support. At the same time, encouraging generous donors to support more vital necessities for people to stabilize their lives. "
As reported, about 11 hours on 8 November, in the Binh Yen area, Le Binh Ward, Cai Rang Area, Ho Chi Minh City. Can Tho (closer to the Cai Rang Armed Market) happened a great deal of fire.
Accordingly, some people of high explosions heard that flames were fierce burning in a wooden house near the market as necessary. After that, everyone interferes with the fire. However, the area where most of the fire occurred was the residential, wood, iron … with a strong wind so the fire spreads rapidly for some nearby houses.
Getting information, fire police TP. Can Tho found dozens of specialist fire appliances, canoes and officers reach the scene quickly to prevent the fire.
Reporters reported in the scene, the fire with smoke columns drops hundreds of meters high in the area near the Cai Rang floating market. The nearby residents were panic quickly to transport their property out. Even, some ships were breaking the bed by the river due to the fear of fire.
The cause of the fire is made clear.