A Russian woman was injured after a fire gutted a kitchen in a hotel in Patong.
The Kathu District Chief told the Phuket Express that at 6:20 P.M. on Saturday (February 18th) a fire gutted a kitchen on the first floor of a hotel on Phang Mueang Sai Kor Road.
Multiple firefighters with fire engines arrived at the hotel to find smoke coming out from the venue. The fire was put out in a relatively short period of time.
One injured woman was found who was identified as Mrs. Svetlana Stashko, Russian national. She had sustained injuries from choking on some. She was taken to a nearby hospital.
The kitchen suffered only minor damage. The name of the hotel was withheld by officials pending a further investigation to determine the exact cause of the blaze.