Record number of fires blaze through Vientiane Capital

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Thirty-eight house fires have been recorded in the first three months of this year, with total damage estimated at 9 billion kip, according to Head of Vientiane Capital Fire Prevention and Protection Police Department, Mr Chanthaboun Manyvong. Fires have destroyed ten houses, two markets, two government offices, and three shop-houses. The police officer said incidents were caused by electricity shorts, and unsupervised candles and incense sticks […]

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