Fire Damages Funeral Service Office at Phuket Temple

Phuket –

A fire damaged a funeral service office at a temple in Chalong.

Firefighters from the Chalong Municipality were notified of the fire on Sunday (October 8th) at the Funeral Service Office of the Phuket Cultural Office inside the Ladthiwanaram Temple (Wat Tai).

The firefighters and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find black smoke coming out from the office. Local residents had helped to put out the fire before the firefighters arrived. It took only fifteen minutes in total for firefighters to control the fire. No injuries were reported but part of the office was damaged by the fire.

The Chalong Police are continuing their investigation to find the exact cause of the fire.

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.