Massive Fire Destroys Police Division Building Storing Documents in Bangkok

Bangkok –

A massive fire destroyed a building belonging to the Metropolitan Police Division 5 Station used for document keeping in the Bangrak district.

Firefighters were notified of the fire at 4:26 A.M. on Saturday morning (March 4th) at a three storey building owned by the Metropolitan Police Division 5 Station on North Sathorn Road.

More than 50 fire engines arrived at the building. It took more than one hour to control the fire. Firefighters told the TPN media that no injuries were reported. The building and seven cars were totally destroyed.

An unidentified building security guard told TPN media that the building was being used to store documents. There was the sound of something exploding before he saw a fire. The building is about 42 years old.

The Forensic Police are continuing their investigation to find the cause of the fire.


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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.