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Sihanoukville Electric Fire Fueled By Roadside Garbage

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Sihanoukville Electric Fire Fueled By Roadside Garbage

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:17 pm

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia News: It is a well known fact that piles of garbage in the street or on the roadside are not hygienic, but they are also a dangerous fire hazard when associated with Sihanoukville's precarious street wiring.
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This afternoon at around 4 pm on January 11, 2019, a fire broke out on one of the city's entangled masses of electric wires fixed to a street pole, and then spread to the garbage piles spread out underneath. The incident occurred near the Golden Palace Casino, Sangkat 4, Sihanoukville.
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Fortunately, the alarm was raised quickly, and help arrived at the scene with police and a fire truck ready to combat the blaze.
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However, it was noted that the originally small electrical fire was fired up by the piles of garbage dumped on the roadside. Nobody was injured, but a food trailer close to the scene caught fire and was damaged, and who will pay for that ?
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And who is responsible for the dangerous electrical wiring, the mounting piles of street rubbish, and the risk to the people living in these conditions ?
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