Phuket Airport holds major fire drill


The Phuket International Airport has announced that they held a fire practice which included a significant amount of smoke as part of the drill.

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The Phuket International Airport has announced they will hold a fire practice which will include a significant amount of smoke as part of the drill.

The drill today (November 29th) started at 10:00 A.M. to midday near Runway 27. During the practice, a large amount of smoke was sent into the air around the airport. The airport staff has apologized for the inconvenience.

These drills are regularly held with ample warnings to the public due to concerns about smoke and fire from the airport.


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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.