YANGON-A severe fire broke out at the Petroleum Product Warehouse in Industrial Zone-1 in Dagon Seikkan Township, Yangon Region, yesterday night injuring about 20 people including firefighters and factory workers, according to the reports.
The fire started at the warehouse of Petroleum Products near Beauty Shampoo Factory located in Industrial Zone-1 in Dagon Seikkan Township, around 7pm on September 10th.
All firefighters from Yangon Region were dispatched in order to combat the fire which was rated a Level-4.
The Eleven Media Group arrived at the incident and they reported that a fire severely broke out over 9pm. All firefighters were striving to control the blaze.
The witnesses said that the fire was enormous within a half hour and then the incident was very close to the storage of petroleum products.
Moreover, an official from Fire Services Department was injured during the fire. The fire was extinguished about two and a half hours.
The authorities are now investigating the cause of fire.