Fire broke out af­ter fuel tanker and con­tainer truck crash

The Myanmar Times - Weekend - - News -

A fire broke out on Pyi­daungsu Road in South Dagon town­ship’s 26th ward at around 9:45 pm on Au­gust 22, af­ter a road ac­ci­dent in­volv­ing a fuel tanker truck and a con­tainer truck.

Due to the col­li­sion, the fuel leaked out and fire spread to five res­i­den­tial build­ings and seven shops nearby. In­clud­ing the fuel tanker truck, six ve­hi­cles caught on fire. Ac­cord­ing to the fire bri­gade’s es­ti­ma­tions, the dam­ages amount to K66.4 mil­lion. South Dagon My­oma Po­lice Sta­tion has filed a law­suit against the two driv­ers un­der sec­tions 279 and 285 of the pe­nal code.

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