Reportedly, at 5:30 of the same day, after receiving the information, the Ha Long City’s Military Command sent 40 troops, in coordination with over 100 militiamen and local people in Hung Thang ward, and relevant forces to the scene to put out the fire.

The Ha Long City’s Military Command sends 40 troops to put out the fire.

At about 10:00, the fire was finally under control. It was estimated that four hectares of pine forest were burned.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

Earlier, at 16:00 to 20:00 on January 3, relevant forces also extinguished another forest fire in the same area.

Translated by Chung Anh