Around 100 firetrucks and 600 firefighters were deployed to extinguish the blaze, which raged for four hours before it was brought under control.
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Fire broke out at the east wing of Pyinmana Myoma Market at around 2am on Wednesday morning. Although no casualties were reported, seven shops were burnt down in the mishap.[…]
Eye-witnesses say that up to five people are seen on the roof of Mingalar market as fire completely destroys the fourth floor
Dec 2, 2008 (DVB), A fire at a market in the Mon state capital Moulmein on Monday destroyed all the stalls in the complex, with damage totaling an estimated one[…]
Feb 26, 2008 (DVB), Firefighters struggled to control a fire which broke out at Yadanabon market in Mandalay yesterday, leaving a shopping mall, information technology park and private businesses devastated.[…]
Fighting erupts after Burmese troops make incursion into Kachin army territory under the pretext of poppy eradication
Fire triggered by electricity shock flattens Laiza market as Chinese border officials close a nearby checkpoint in fear of looting
Damage put at $170,000 as fire guts a market seen as strategically vital for trade along the Chindwin river in northern Burma
Feb 25, 2009 (DVB), A clash broke out after an encounter between rival Naga rebel groups on the India-Burma border on 22 February, with reported deaths of villagers caught up[…]
Feb 10, 2009 (DVB), Residents of Moulmein are planning to club together to buy their own fire engines because they cannot rely on the state fire department, a local resident[…]
Dec 10, 2008 (DVB), Stallholders from Moulmein’s lower market which burnt down recently are struggling to agree with local authorities on a temporary location where they can continue to trade.[…]
Sep 11, 2008 (DVB), Around 100 local monks rushed to the scene of a fire raging at Myoma market in Twante in Rangoon division on Tuesday night, but were forbidden[…]
Feb 27, 2008 (DVB), Thousands of people from across Burma have been left homeless after fires in Kengtung, Bogalay, Palaw, Rangoon and Mandalay over the past few days caused devastation.[…]