Fire destroys work camp in Koh Kaew  

Phuket –

A fire has destroyed a work camp and damaged a car in the Koh Kaew sub-district in the Mueang Phuket district.

Firefighters were notified of the fire at 4:00 P.M. today (November 18th) at a work camp on Pracha Uthit 5 Road behind a mall.

The fire teams arrived at the scene with fire engines to find the work camp was ablaze with heavy black smoke up in the sky. It took about 10 minutes to control the fire.

No injuries were reported as the Thai and migrant workers were not back from work. The work camp made of zinc was destroyed including a pickup truck and a motorbike. 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.