Forest fire just fails to reach revered Guan Yin shrine in Mae Hong Son

Isuzu Fire Engine in Na Wa, Nakhon Phanom province

Isuzu Fire Engine truck in Thailand. Photo: Mattes.

The northern province of Mae Hong Son continued to see forest fires at the weekend, with one of them almost reaching a revered Guan Yin shrine in Muang district Sunday night, officials said.

A fire broke out in the forest behind the shrine on the Mae Hong Son bypass in Ban Mai Ngae village of Tambon Pang Moo at 7pm, surprising and scaring villagers and motorists.

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By The Nation

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