A total of 32 people died and others were damaged in a massive fire at a karaoke complex near Ho Chi Minh City. The fire spread on the upper floor and trapped the staff and customers on a Tuesday night.
The media said that four people jumped from the third and second floors. They were injured badly but survived. The firefighters reached the spot on time and helped the people stuck there. The cause of the fire is still being investigated.
The 32 people who lost their lives include 15 women and 17 men. The fire broke out on the second floor and then quickly spread to the third floor. The floors were highly flammable, so they spread all over in no time.
The karaoke bar has almost 29 rooms and about 8 dead bodies were found in the toilets. The third floor of the building has several wooden decorations, which make the fire spread more quickly as well. It took the firefighters almost an hour to take control of the fire.
Let us tell you that it is one of the deadliest incidents in the karaoke bars of Vietnam. The main reason behind this is the poor fire safety measures, and because of this, numerous people have lost their lives and some have been injured.
- Where did this incident take place?
Ans. At a karaoke complex in south Vietnam, near Ho Chi Minh City,
- How many people died during this incident?
Ans. 32 people
- How much time do firefighters take to control a fire?
Ans. One hour