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Two fires kill two and hospitalise two others

Two fires kill two and hospitalise two others

Two people were killed and two others injured in two separate fires in Phnom Penh on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Municipal fire department director Prom Yorn on Wednesday said the first blaze occurred in Meanchey district’s Stung Meanchey commune at 10:10pm on Tuesday night.

The homeowner died at the scene while his only daughter sustained serious burns.

The second fire broke out in Chamkarmon district’s Tonle Bassac commune at 12:10am on Wednesday. The homeowner suffered minor burns, while her 24-year-old brother died from serious injuries.