The fire began on the 1st floor of the supermarket at 1am. Security staff of Thanh Do supermarket used fire extinguishers to try to control a huge fire but they could not.
Later on, the fire covered the 300-meter square supermarket.
Firefighters from Hanoi’s Department of Firefighting and Prevention No.8 and 7 were deployed to the scene to battle the fire.
Till 2:30am, the fire was controlled completely however the supermarket was destroyed and collapsed.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.