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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.







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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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