A forest fire broke out on Con Voi mountain at 13:00 pm on July 10. After receiving the information, the local authorities mobilized troops to fight the fire.

However, the blaze spread due to the dry weather and strong winds.

Troops extinguishing a forest fire

As of 19:00 pm Friday, the fire was still not under control. Dien Chau district's People's Committee asked for more troops to extinguish the fire as soon as possible.

* In recent years, heavy rains and whirlwinds have damaged houses and crops in the three communes of Tra Tan, Tra Doc, and Tra Son, Bac Tra My district, Quang Nam province.

The disaster destroyed 19 houses, of which 7 were ripped apart by whirlwinds.

On knowing the situation, the Military Command of Bac Tra My district mobilized forces to help local people overcome consequences of disaster.

Translated by Lam Anh