Phuket Governor Orders Firework Shop Inspection

Phuket –

The Phuket Governor has ordered inspections at firework shops.

Our previous story:

At least ten people have died, 118 people have been injured, and more than 200 families have suffered, many with their homes destroyed, after a fireworks warehouse exploded in the Su-Ngai Kolok district on late Saturday afternoon (July 29th).

Now for our update:

Eleven fireworks shops in the Mueang Phuket district were inspected on Sunday (July 30th) by officials from the Mueang Phuket District Office following an order from the Phuket Governor Narong Woonciew.

Fireworks operators are being inspected to check them for fire and safety procedures, and were warned to be more careful when transporting fireworks to ensure safety for the public.

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.