Fire Destroys Multiple Shops in Patong – Video

Patong –

An overnight fire has destroyed about seven shops in Patong.

The Patong Police were notified of the fire at 5:10 A.M. on Tuesday morning (January 9th) at shops opposite a hotel on the Ratch Uthit 200 Pi Road in Patong.

Police, firefighters with four fire engines, and the Phuket Express arrived at the scene to find the fire was heavily ablaze.

It took about half an hour to control the fire. About seven clothing, shoe and bag shops were damaged by the fire.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated as of press time by the Forensic Police and the cost of damages have yet to be estimated. Luckily, there were no injuries.

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.