Orange County fire brigade took more than an hour to control the big fire at the Phuoc Loc Tho mall.
The great fire occurred in Phuoc Loc Tho's area in Little Saigon, Orange County, California, USA at 4:30 pm on January 23 (at 1
70 firefighters and many fire engines were used to handle the fire. The scene scene showed that the fire broke out from a car repair shop, spread to the surrounding stores and created a large column of smoke that stood up in the air. Most of the roof collapsed.
The fire was extinguished at 18:00, a smaller firefighter was taken to the hospital. The authorities are investigating the cause of the fire and saying that no people were killed or seriously injured.
Phuoc Loc Tho shopping center is the largest shopping mall for the Vietnamese community in Little Saigon, built. built according to oriental architecture. Inside the two-storey block there are dozens of stalls selling traditional and typical Vietnamese dishes.