Fire risks uncovered at another 108 buildings in Hanoi

June 16, 2018 | 11:00
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Duc Dai Phat Commercial and Manufacturing Company, Sudico Service JSC, and No.1 Dien Bien Province Construction Private Enterprise are three among a hundred developers running buildings that violate the fire code in Hanoi.
fire risks uncovered at another 108 buildings in hanoi
Fodacon Bac Ha, where a fire occurred last month, is on the list

The Hanoi Police Department of Fire Fighting and Prevention has just uncovered safety violations at 108 high-rise buildings across the capital. Adding to the list of 91 properties in late May.

The announcement lists a hundred buildings run by well-known real estate developers that are located in Ba Dinh, Dong Da, and Cau Giay, and some suburban districts.

14 of the listed buildings are developed by Duc Dai Phat Commercial and Manufacturing Company under the Ministry of Defence’s Urban and Housing Development Investment Corporation, including the A1, A2, A4, B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 buildings in My Dinh I urban area of South Tu Liem district.

Sudico Service JSC under Da River Urban and Industrial Zone Investment and Development JSC is the developer of four buildings, namely CT1, CT4, CT5, and CT6 in My Dinh-Me Tri urban area of South Tu Liem district.

Six buildings in Dai Kim and Hoang Liet wards of Hoang Mai district are managed by No.1 Dien Bien Province Construction Private Enterprise, the developer which was responsible for eight buildings from the 91 listed in May.

The list of 108 buildings also includes buildings run by Vimeco JSC (a member of Vinaconex Corporation), Vinaconex Corporation, Hanoi Real Estate Investment JSC, Thang Long Victory apartment building (in Hoai Duc District) by IPACO, and Licogi 18, among others.

The Fodacon apartment building in Ha Dong district where a fire occurred on May 25 is also included on the list.

High-end apartment buildings are also listed, along with the headquarters of 35 companies, central and local agency offices, and four educational facilities.

The 19 hotels listed include OASIS, Candle, Maydeville (Ba Dinh district), ASEAN hotel, Larosa, Emotion Hanoi (Dong Da district), and London Hotel (Cau Giay district).

Officials said they would continue to work with building managers to address the shortcomings. Investors who do not follow regulations will be subject to criminal proceedings.

Earlier on May 29, Hanoi announced a list of 91 buildings violating the fire code. As a result, there are nearly 200 buildings in Hanoi violating fire regulations.

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