Fire guts car in Soi Ta-iad, Chalong

Chalong –

A fire damaged a parked car in Soi Ta-iad in Chalong yesterday (August 20th).

Firefighters were notified of the fire at 6:00 P.M. in Soi Ta-iad which is a famous boxing gym area with many foreigners. They arrived at the scene to find the sedan heavily ablaze. It took about 20 minutes to put out the fire. The front part of the car was damaged. No one was found inside the car as well as the car owner.

Poice later found out that the car owner is from Krabi but now stays in Thalang. The car had broken down in Soi-Ta-iad before the owner went back to their accommodation while waiting for the car to be fixed on Monday.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.