Blasts, fire at Saraburi fireworks factory spark evacuation

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Explosions erupted late yesterday evening at a fireworks factory in Saraburi’s Kaeng Khoi district, causing no casualties but prompting an evacuation of residents within a five-kilometre radius.

More than 20 fire-engines rushed to the scene to contain fires in several structures in the Pacific Pyro Co Ltd compound. At the time of going to press, the fires had been brought under control, but one of the buildings – a warehouse – later collapsed, spreading the pungent odour of sulphur in the compound.

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