Repair of burnt apartment block expected to complete on August 15

On June 29, the Hung Thanh  Trade - Service - Production - Construction Company (the owner of the burnt apartment block Carina) started repairing it after obtaining the license for repairing Carina Plaza (located in district 8, HCMC) that was burnt in a fire causing 13 people dead.

The apartment block Carina

The apartment block Carina

The water and electricity items will be completed in 30 days and the fire protection system will be done in 45 days from the date of repairing, the Hung Thanh company spokesman said. On 15 August, the repair will be completed. After completion of the mending, the architect will be examined by the Ministry of Construction and residents will be permitted to accommodate.

Previously, on June 28, the HCM City Department of Construction approved the Hung Thanh Company to repair Carina Plaza earlier than expected including the repairing and renovating the basement of towers A and B with an area of over 1,000m².

Those working items also include the mending a number of damaged electrical items from the basement to the 2nd floor; replacement of equipment including electrical cabinets, control cabinets, cable trays, switchgear wires; water pipe system; security cameras ... and some other works. Relating the fire prevention system, the HCMC Department of Construction forced the Hung Thanh company to totally replace with new ones.

Talking with SGGP Newspaper reporter on June 29, representative of the HCM City Department of Construction inspectorate said that in the process of repairing of Carina apartment, mobile inspection teams in the district will coordinate with local authorities to check, supervise the owner's process in accordance with the repair license. The work will be early completed to quickly bring people back, stabilizing their lives.


translated by Dan

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