More Than 40 Homes Damaged in Bangkok Fire

PHOTO: Ruam Katanyu Foundation, Fire and Rescue

Bangkok –

More than 40 homes were damaged after an early morning fire in the Thon Buri district.

PHOTO: Ruam Katanyu Foundation, Fire and Rescue

The Talat Phlu Police were notified of the fire on Wednesday morning (May 24th) on the Wutthakat Road in Talat Phlu. Firefighters with fire engines from nearby areas arrived at the scene in two small Sois to find the fire was heavily ablaze. It took about an hour to control the fire.

PHOTO: Ruam Katanyu Foundation, Fire and Rescue

Local residents were seen by witnesses escaping from their houses. More than 40 homes, many composed of wood, were reported damaged from the fire. No injuries or deaths were reported.

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

PHOTO: Ruam Katanyu Foundation, Fire and Rescue


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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.