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Two electrical fires keep Phuket firefighters busy in Thalang

PHUKET: It took fire fighters 20 minutes to extinguish each of two electrical fires in Thalang yesterday night (Oct 26) and early this morning (Oct 27) and stop them from spreading to nearby buildings.


Eakkapop Thongtub

Thursday 27 October 2016, 11:00AM


Firefighters tackle the blaze in front of the Good Cars car dealership on Thepkrasattri Rd in Srisoonthorn yesterday night. Photo: Eakkapop Tongtub
Firefighters tackle the blaze in front of the Good Cars car dealership on Thepkrasattri Rd in Srisoonthorn yesterday night. Photo: Eakkapop Tongtub

The first of the two fires started at around 8:30pm last night in front of the Good Cars car dealership on Thepkrasattri Rd in Srisoonthorn.

Firefighters from Srisoonthorn Municipality and officials from PEA Thalang office arrived at the scene to find a fire from electrical wiring blazing on an electricity pylon. It took firefighters 20 minutes to extinguish the fire.

Electricity in the area had to be temporarily cut so PEA officials could work on the damaged cables.

BIS

The second fire, also on electrical cables on an electricity pylon, started at around 4:15am this morning on Soi Baan Bangla in Pa Khlok.

Firefighters were called to the scene and they managed to get the fire extinguished in 20 minutes.

Officials are now investigating to find the cause of both fires.

 

 

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