Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

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Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:42 pm

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10 February 2018
Mondulkiri - A fire raged through the market in Sen Monorom early this morning, burning down at least 200 stalls, and two people are reported to have been killed. Fire fighters had difficulties approaching the fire due to the narrow entryway to the market.
The cause of the fire outbreak is being investigated.
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Re: Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:02 pm

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For the firefighting operations, Mondulkiri provincial police commissioner were forced to ask for assistance from Kratie provincial police to help stop the fire, which was still burning at 8am this morning.
At least 220 market stalls were destroyed, and an old man and a child lost their lives in the fire.
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Re: Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

Post by that genius » Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 pm

RIP, I'm surprised the death toll was so low.

Russian Market is a full-on death trap, a terrible accident waiting to happen.
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Re: Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

Post by pczz » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:36 pm

that genius wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:10 pm
RIP, I'm surprised the death toll was so low.

Russian Market is a full-on death trap, a terrible accident waiting to happen.
Russian market will not burn until the developers decide they want it
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Re: Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:13 pm

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- Ouk Samnang, provincial police chief in Mondulkiri, said that the two victims had been trapped inside the market. “The roof broke down and that’s why they couldn’t escape from their home,” he said. “We are searching for the cause of the fire.”

Richard Mastrandrea, an American who lives in Sen Monorom and witnessed the fire, said it started early in the morning.
“We woke up and somebody was yelling outside on the street at about 2:30, so we went to have a look at what was happening,” he said. “Then we could see the whole sky was orange with the fire.”

He said the fire spread quickly because many buildings were wooden and there was no road inside the market for trucks to carry in water. “So it quickly spread, shop after shop, house after house,” he said, estimating that about 60 to 80 percent of the market was burned to the ground, and adding that many families who lived in their stalls were now homeless.
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Re: Monster fire burns down Sen Monorom market

Post by Jamie_Lambo » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:33 am

fuck that looks savage!
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