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Pretty big fire last night.

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:18 am

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Post by Duncan » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:01 am

Just before 8 am this morning I counted twenty fire trucks heading [ home for breakfast ? ] south along riverside.
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Re: Pretty big fire last night.

Post by angkorjohn » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:12 am

Duncan wrote:
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:01 am
Just before 8 am this morning I counted twenty fire trucks heading [ home for breakfast ? ] south along riverside.
were they heading home? Same time they were heading west down Sihanouk with sirens on, maybe wanted to be back in time for pork and rice
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Re: Pretty big fire last night.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:05 pm

Phnom Penh: In the early hours of July 10, 2018, at around 3:03 am, 64 houses in Khan Keo Roussey, Phnom Penh, were destroyed by a fire believed to be caused by an electrical fault.
The original household electrical fire ignited a gas cylinder, causing an explosion, which intensified the fire, and caused it to propagate to the surrounding houses.

The fire was intense, and it was difficult for the fire fighters to gain access to the site because the street was so narrow, and in the end, 32 fire engines were needed to completely extinguish the blaze.
Very fortunately, there was nobody injured. The police are investigating the case.

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Re: Pretty big fire last night.

Post by Capa » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:37 am

64. Houses. Destroyed. What are they made of? Tinder? Most construction these days is concrete and would confine any fire to the Darwin Awardee!
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Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:30 pm

Capa wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:37 am
64. Houses. Destroyed. What are they made of? Tinder? Most construction these days is concrete and would confine any fire to the Darwin Awardee!
The people who lost their homes were very poor, and now they are also homeless.
Mitapheap village chief Pok Savoeun said the fire started around 3:15am and was doused by 6:25. He said 67 families lost their homes, of which 55 were Vietnamese.

He confirmed that the area is an unorganised location situated along the river, but there were few problems reported in the village.

“The affected Vietnamese families are not well off. Some are drivers or fishermen, but they are polite and do not gamble or cause conflict to bother the authorities,” Savoeun said.
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