Nov 24 2020, at about 10 25, a fire broke out in first floor of the 5 storey building located at the no 13 street, 3/Yanpyay ward, Tharkata township, East district, Yangon region. It was investigated that the fire was started from the carelessly discarded cigarette butt near the bed. At 10 30, the fire department was alerted and sent 2 fire fighting vehicles, 2 water bowsers from Tharkata fire station and 1 administrative vehicle, 1 fire fighting vehicle and 1 water bowser from East district fire station to the fire ground. The fire was successfully extinguished at 10 37.

The fire burned an air con and some furniture of the house. Daw Phyu Phyu Kyi who stayed inside the room was sent to the hospital due to the smoke inhalation and was also taken action opening the file (pa) 834/2020 according to the section no 285 of the Penal Code.