A fire broke out on the 4th floor of a 6th-floor residential building on Anfeng 3rd Street, Annan District, Tainan City, and firefighters rushed to put out the fire.

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[Reporter Wang Junzhong/Tainan Report] At about 8:37 this morning, the 119 Service Center of the Tainan City Fire Bureau received a report from the public that there was a fire on the 4th floor of the 6th Floor Toutian Residential Building, Building 1, Anfeng 3rd Street, Annan District, and arrived first. The fire crew of the Anhe detachment found flames and thick smoke coming out and asked for support.

Firefighters poured out the water and put out the fire at 9:00, and 22 people were evacuated to escape. No casualties were reported.

The fire department successively mobilized the Anhe, Annan, Tucheng, Park, Hewei, Daqiao Special Search, Xinshi, Yanxing and other teams, and the sixth brigade to rush to the 6th brigade, and evacuated 3 people on the first floor. The personnel contacted the owner of the fourth floor to confirm that there was no one in the house, and immediately sent water to the upper floor for rescue. The fire was extinguished at 9:9.

However, firefighters continued to exhaust smoke due to the thick smoke.

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The rescuers searched floor by floor twice, and found 3 people on the 6th floor, that is, they were guided to a relatively safe area to escape. The whole building was evacuated and 22 people were guided to escape. Fortunately, there were no casualties.

Firefighters inspected the burning kitchen and some sundries on the fourth floor. The burning area was about 20 square meters and extended to the balcony of the fifth floor.

The cause of the fire will be further identified and investigated by the fire control department personnel.

In addition, because the fire households did not install residential fire alarms, the firefighters also advocated to the residents that they should install the alarms to remind the people in the house to escape as soon as the fire and smoke broke out.

A fire broke out on the 4th floor of a 6th-floor residential building on Anfeng 3rd Street, Annan District, Tainan City, and firefighters rushed to put out the fire.

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