Russian Woman Injured after Fire Guts Hotel Kitchen in Patong

Patong –

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.


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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.