A forest fire. Photo for illustration

Previously, the fire occurred in Moi hamlet, Bai Thom commune, Phu Quoc city, at 11:30 am on March 7. Upon receiving the information, the local authorities mobilized 100  troops, militiamen, and locals and two fire engines to fight the fire.

The blaze was put under control at 3:00 pm the same day; however, it destroyed two hectares of forest. The competent force is now investigating into the case to find the cause of the fire.

Reportedly, another fire happened in Phuoc Loc hamlet, O Lam commune, Tri Ton district, An Giang province. Fortunately, it was extinguished by local armed forces and people at 4:00 pm on March 6.

Translated by Song Anh