Huge fires destroyed nearly 200 homes on February 4 in Labutta Township, Ayeyawady Region, while Namhsan, northern Shan State, suffered similar levels of damage.
It started at around 8:15pm and was not under control until the following noon, residents said.
“The fire is still burning. It’s the biggest one I’ve seen. Nearly all the houses were burned down along the Kanna Road in the township. It’s very bad,” said resident Sithu Minn.
In Namhsan another huge fire destroyed around 200 houses between 1pm and 8pm.