Poipet: On the 7th of January 2019, at about 10 pm, a fire broke out in the 18 storey high-rise Crown Casino building, located near the international border, Kbal Spean Village, Poipet Commune, Poipet City, Banteay Meanchey Province.
The word is that the fire started in the middle of the elevator shaft.
The police has no idea yet whether there are casualties or not, and how big the damage is.
According to the firefighting report, some people were injured.
Another news outlet reports that it is believed that there are still people trapped inside the building.
More updates throughout the day.