Chairman Phong ordered local authority to take care of victims and protect safety for all residents in the condo as well as handle related issues.
He affirmed city leaders will review firefighting tasks as well as adopt measures to prevent similar incident in the future.
Deputy Chairman of the municipal People’ Committee Huynh Cach Mang and other leaders, military officers and locals in coordination with firemen to douse the fire and provide assistance to victims.
Head of People’s Committee Office Vo Cong Hoan said the number of killed and injured people is 13 and 32, adding that the City People’s Committee has sent two mission teams to the spot to provide help.
City leaders ordered to close off the condominium not let people go into the block B in alert fallen wall and protect people’s property.
The fast-moving overnight fire engulfed the high-rise building in the midnight of March 23 killing 13 people and injuring 32.
Some photos shot at the scene by Sggpnews' reporters
Fire at Carina Plaza in HCMC kills 13, injures 28