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Row of Khlong Toei shops ablaze


A 3am fire in Bangkok’s Khlong Toei district gutted five shops on Friday morning but caused no injuries.

Row of Khlong Toei shops ablaze

Pol Major Panuthat Kidnok led the investigation as fire-fighters spent an hour extinguishing the blaze that started in a tin-roof, four-room furniture shop next to the disused Pak Nam railway. 

Row of Khlong Toei shops ablaze

Ten fire engines were engaged, but the flames had already engulfed the entire furniture shop full of flammable materials and four adjacent stores.

The cause remained under investigation Friday afternoon.

Published : December 28, 2018

By : Kittipong Maneerit The Nation