Fire destroys Chonburi house on Loy Krathong – VIDEO

PHOTO: Muanchon 12 / Trikhunnatham rescue team


A fire has destroyed a home in Mueang Chonburi on Loy Krathong when the owner and his family was out celebrating the holiday. Chickens and ducks have reportedly escaped from the fire on Saturday (October 31st).

Firefighters were notified of the fire at 8:30 PM at a house in the Na Pa sub-district.

Firefighters with fire engines rushed to the scene to find the fire was fully ablaze. It took about half an hour to control the fire. The house was totally damaged.

Chickens and ducks at the house have reportedly escaped from the fire.

PHOTO: Muanchon 12 / Trikhunnatham rescue team

A nearby neighbor, Mr. Teerapong, whose last name and age was not given, said he heard something like a loud bang or explosion before the fire had immediately started.

No one was in the house as all four members of the household went to Loy Krathong festivities.

However, the Chonburi Forensic Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact 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.