Troops of Regiment 3 of Division 324 extinguishing the fire 

Earlier, the fire broke out in Lien Chau hamlet of Trieu Son district’s Hop Thang commune and spread quickly due to dry weather and strong winds.

Being informed of the blaze, Regiment 3 sent a mission of 200 troops, led by Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff of the regiment, to cooperate with local forces to extinguish the fire.

The firefighting forces had to mobilize vehicles and specialized equipment and try their best to extinguish the fire within an hour.

According to Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Trieu Son district Le Phu Quoc, it is estimated that more than one hectare of the forest was burned.

Translated by Tran Hoai