Fire breaks out at house and oil storage in Wundwin

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A massive fire broke out at a house and fuel oil storage in Wundwin township (South) (new industrial block) in the Mandalay region.
The accident took place at 10:20 am on 17 March 2021, about 2 miles south of the Wundwin fire station. The residents informed the fire services department that a one-storey house of U Myint Oo and a fuel oil storage were destroyed by fire.
At least 17 fire tenders from Wundwin township were present, and over 80 firemen were involved in the rescue operation. The fire was brought under control at 11:30 am and totally extinguished at about 12:10 pm.
The fire burned down one 30×30 house and 30×30 warehouse, including 2,000 gallons of 40 diesel containers, 200 gallons of three tanks and 500 gallons of diesel. The initial estimated value of damages to the property was placed at K9,600,000.
The authorities filed charges against Min Maw Thein, 20, in charge of fuel oil station, for negligence. —Htay Hlaing (Wundwin) (Township IPRD)/GNLM

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