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Blaze in Mandalay Division Destroys 200 Homes

12 April 2013

About 200 homes have been destroyed after a fire broke out in Mandalay Division early on Friday morning, Eleven Media reported. The fire in East Chipar, Chanmyathazi Township, started at about 2 am and was extinguished two hours later after destroying properties on about seven acres. Authorities were investigating to determine where and how the blaze began. Also on Friday morning, a fire in Pyigyitagon Township destroyed nine homes when it broke out at about 5:45 am but was extinguished in a half hour, the news agency reported.