Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

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Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:29 pm

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia News: A large fire raged through the food market in the streets behind Psar Leu in the center of Sihanoukville at around 9am this morning.

The firetrucks were called out and the fire was contained; there was no loss of life and the habitations near the market were saved. However, many market sellers lost their stall and all their goods in the blaze, which was fierce and totally destroyed some parts of the market.
The fire has caused power outages in the District 4 of Sihanoukville city.
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Re: Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:34 pm

Was that market as bad as i always remember it?
Or was it only because it was the first ever cambodian market i walked into, on a hot steamy rainy-season mid afternoon?
I nearly passed out.
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Re: Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

Post by angkorjohn2 » Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:45 pm

looks pretty bad, accidental or no doubt it is blocking some prime land, market will be moved out of town and a casino appear :stir:
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Re: Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

Post by Duncan » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:07 pm

angkorjohn2 wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:45 pm
looks pretty bad, accidental or no doubt it is blocking some prime land, market will be moved out of town and a casino appear :stir:
Do you think it's worth placing a bet on it now.?
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Re: Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

Post by Anchor Moy » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:17 pm

This is from memory, but a couple of years back, maybe two years ago, there was a demand to improve the parking situation in front of Psar Leu. The authorities replied that there wasn't any point because the market area was due for "renovation". Hmm. :idea:
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Post by Username Taken » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:38 pm

I thought that market had been renovated just a few years back.
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Re: Fire Rages Through Sihanoukville Market

Post by cptrelentless » Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:57 am

The market burnt down previously and was rebuilt in its current form. It's burned down a few times, if only something could be done about this...
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