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13 killed in Vietnam apartment fire

The 20-story building in HCMC is home to more than 700 families and hundreds fled in chaos after waking up to thick black smoke.

Survivor of deadly Saigon tower blaze: 'We could not breathe'

Survivors said the fire alarms did not go off, and the fire doors had been wedged open.

Inside the wreckage of Saigon's charred Carina Plaza

Vietnamese police have not ruled out the possibility of explosives being set off in the basement. 
March 23, 2018 | 08:40 pm GMT+7

How two security guards saved over 30 residents from HCMC apartment blaze

If it had not been for these two young men, many more would have died, a survivor of the deadly tower blaze recalled.
March 24, 2018 | 12:46 pm GMT+7

Charred walls and horror remain from smoky apartment fire that killed 13 Vietnamese

‘I don't want to go up those black stairs.’
March 24, 2018 | 03:23 pm GMT+7

19 people rescued from hotel fire in Ho Chi Minh City

The fire broke out just a day after a deadly blaze at Carina Plaza killed 13 in District 8.
March 25, 2018 | 11:36 am GMT+7

Angry residents complain to PM in wake of deadly Saigon fire

Nearly 500 people are asking for the investor to be punished for safety violations.
March 26, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Saigon fire victims left to struggle in aftermath of deadly blaze

The life of hundreds of Carina residents has been turned upside down, and the building's investors are being criticized for doing little to help.
March 28, 2018 | 08:57 pm GMT+7

Saigon fire survivors in rush to collect valuables before looters break in

They have been told it will be 10-30 days before they can return to their apartments.
March 28, 2018 | 10:44 am GMT+7

Fire hazards lurk in heart of Saigon's apartment blocks

Broken fire equipment, crowded hallways and sealed emergency exits have been found in the wake of the Carina Plaza tragedy.
March 29, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7
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