A firefighter at the Port of Laem Chabang in Pattaya, Thailand

Fire Guts Yacht in Phuket

Chalong, May 20th – A serene afternoon turned into a scene of emergency when a yacht moored near Lon Island, approximately one nautical mile from Chalong Pier, was suddenly engulfed in flames.

Royal Thai Navy rescues foreigners after yacht breaks down in Krabi

At 3:35 PM on Monday, the Phuket Marine Police were alerted to the incident, which showed the vessel heavily ablaze, emitting thick black smoke visible from afar. The Royal Thai Navy, alongside the Phuket Marine Police, promptly responded to the distress call. Utilizing water pumps, they drew seawater to combat the fierce flames.

Full story: thephuketexpress.com

By Goongnang Suksawat
The Phuket Express

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