Fire Erupts at Car Assembly Plant in Sri Racha

Sri Racha —

A fire broke out at the Mitsubishi Motors auto assembly plant in the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Sri Racha on July 6th, 2024. The fire took over two hours to extinguish.

At 2:00 PM Saturday July 6th, the Laem Chabang Police Station received a report of a fire at the Japanese car assembly plant located in the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Sri Racha district, Chonburi province. Police coordinated with firefighters and emergency responders before rushing to the site.

There, authorities were met with a raging fire that was engulfing a pile of waste materials stored outside the plant building. These materials consisted of leftover parts from car and motorcycle assembly and were highly combustible, according to firefighters.

Over 10 fire engines were used to fight the blaze. It took them two hours to bring the fire under control.

Fortunately, no injuries were reported. However, the cause of the fire remains under investigation by local police.


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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.