Fire completely destroys brand new pub and restaurant in Chonburi – VIDEO

PHOTO: Eastern Fire Figthter Volunteers


A severe fire has damaged a new pub and restaurant in the Panthong District. The cost of damages is estimated at about 10 million baht.

Lieutenant Colonel Songphon Thongparb of the Panthong Police was notified of the fire yesterday afternoon in the Ban Kao sub-district.

Police, emergency responders, fire fighters and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the fire was heavily ablaze.

It took about one hour for fire fighters to control the fire. The restaurant and pub was totally destroyed.

The owner, Mr. Songsak Saelee, 36, told The Pattaya News that the the pub and restaurant had just been opened on September 12.

He estimated the damage costs at about 10 million. Witnesses claim the fire initially started from the ceiling.

Forensic Police are conducting an ongoing investigation to determine the exact cause of the fire. There were no injuries or deaths.


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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 four year. 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.