UPDATE: Fatal Fire Near Psar Thmey
Phnom Penh: A fire broke out in apartment building near St 63, Wat Koh, Psar Thmey 3 after a cooking gas canister reportedly exploded.
UPDATE: A notification from the Phnom Penh Fire and Rescue Service says nobody died.
UPDATE: One woman died and a girl is missing after she was seen running towards the fire according to RASMEI. The report says police (*probably Gendarmarie) were arrested for negligence after the fire started in an office.
Another report in PPR says 3 (others 5) firefighters were injured and that 27 homes have been destroyed.
The fire began at around 11 pm, and by 12:30 am, firefighters were still at the scene, along with the Daun Penh district governor.
According to sources, residents at the scene claimed that before the incident there was an explosion from a gas stove caused a fire to spread.
Around 100 people were evacuated along with over motorbikes on time. These are just preliminary reports and official information will be released later. KPT/ Post News