HANOIbonuscuanslot, June 17 (Xinhua) -- At least four people died after a fire engulfed a six-story house here on Sunday evening, local media reportedbonuscuanslot.

The fire broke out at about 6:22 p.m. (1122 GMT) on the fourth story of the house on Dinh Cong Ha Street in Hoang Mai District, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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The flames spread to other floors within minutes, VnExpress reported.

The case is now under investigation.

Vietnam has reported 1,989 fires and explosions in the first five months this year, killing 36 people and injuring 37 others, according to the General Statistics Office.