Myanmar Fire Services Department said that a boat caught fire at Thae Pone jetty in No. 5 Ward, Myaungmya Town, Myaungmya District, Ayeyarwady Region killing one boatman.
The boat which operated between Myangmya-Lutaw Village caught fire while mooring at Thae Pone jetty in No. 5 Ward in Myaungmya Town, Myaungmya District on October 10 and Myanmar Fire Services Department in Myaungmya town sent four fire engines, two water tankers, one firefighting machine and career firefighters from Myaungmya Township and Myaungmya District fire stations to extinguish the fire, Myanmar Fire Services Department said.
One boatman was killed, one boatman and one boatwoman suffered minor injuries while another boatwoman was seriously injured. They were sent to Myaungmya People’s Hospital by an ambulance from the ‘Compassion’ charity organization.