Fire Destroys Three Tour Boats in Samut Prakan

Samut Prakan –

A fire has destroyed three tour boats at a pier in the Pra Pradang district.

The Samut Prakan Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (Samut Prakan DDPM) told TPN media that a fire broke out this morning (February 21st) at 7:30 A.M. and was at a private pier in the Bang Ya Praek sub-district.

Firefighters with six fire engines arrived at the scene and it took one hour to control the fire. No injuries were reported.

Three electric tour boats had been destroyed and another boat had minor damaged. There were seven tour boats parked at the area in total.

Unidentified witnesses told associated Thai media that they heard about three explosions before seeing some smoke and fire.

The exact cause of the fire is still being investigated by the Forensic Police.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.