Fire guts townhouse in Rawai

Rawai –

A fire engulfed a townhouse in Rawai after midnight today (September 7th) alarming nearby residents.

Firefighters were notified of the fire at 0:29 A.M. in the Patak Villa housing estate in the Rawai sub-district, Mueang Phuket district.

They arrived at the scene with four fire engines to find the two-storey townhouse was heavily ablaze. It took half an hour to control the fire. No injuries were reported. The townhouse is opened as a company selling hotel supplies.

It is believed that the fire started from an electric short circuit. However the Phuket Forensic Police is investigating to find the exact cause of the fire.


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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.