Fire guts car at Pattaya garage, alarms local residents


A fire damaged a parked car at a garage in Naklua last night (May 20th).

Firefighters were notified of the fire at 11:00 P.M. at a garage in Soi Naklua 9 in Banglamung.

They and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find the black car whose engine was completely ablaze. It took about 15 minutes to put out the fire, however, the engine was a complete loss.

Mr. Chaiyachet Wongrat, 37, the garage owner, told The Pattaya News, “I was eating inside the house when I smelled something was burning from outside.”

“I came out and discovered smoke and that a fire had broken out in front of the garage on the black car.”

The cause of the fire is still under investigation according to Naklua firefighters.


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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 more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also 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.