Hanoi will purchase two planes to improve the city's capacity to fight fires (Photo: vnexpress.net)

Hanoi (VNA) - Hanoi will purchase two planes to improve the city's capacity to fight fires at high-rise buildings, the municipal authority has said.

The city's people's committee said it was part of the fire prevention and fighting plan by 2025 with a view towards 2030, which was approved this month.

By 2030, more than 285,000sq.m will be allocated to build an agency for fire prevention and fighting work in the city. About 6,500 firefighters will be mobilised to work in this field.

More than 11.5 trillion VND will be invested in the plan.-VNA