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Phuket’s Dara Hotel on fire

PHUKET: Firefighters are at the scene of the Dara Hotel near the Darasamut Intersection as smoke continues to come out of the building.


By Eakkapop Thongtub

Friday 1 June 2018, 02:23PM


Fire teams were called to the Dara Hotel at 1:38pm. Screengrab: Traffic Police

Fire teams were called to the Dara Hotel at 1:38pm. Screengrab: Traffic Police

Traffic Police and fire teams were called to the hotel, located on the sliproad joining Wichit Songkram Rd and Chao Fa West Rd (see map below), at 1:38pm.

They have since reported that the fire is under control.

Guests and staff were evacuated from the hotel.

No injuries have been reported as yet from the fire.

QSI International School Phuket

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kurt | 02 June 2018 - 06:15:21

Is there a fire brigade prevention branch on Phuket to check hotels and markets on fire safety, and advice/demand safety adjustment if there is a lack of such?
We never read about that.
Do fire insurances here not demand fire safety certification before taking the object in insurance?

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