Tags : Firefighter

Phuket

No injuries reported in Wichit housing fire

PHUKET: Fire broke out in a residential accommodation on the Chao Fa Suan Luang Rd in Wichit earlier today, reducing traffic along the busy road to a crawl. Firefighters were called to the scene, behind the Hong Tae Salapao shop, just after midday. Full story: thephuketnews.com By Eakkapop Thongtub The Phuket NewsRead More

Asia

26 Firefighters Die Battling China Forest Fire

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – At least 26 firefighters died after hundreds were sent to tackle a forest blaze in remote mountains in southwest China’s Sichuan province at the weekend, authorities said Monday. Nearly 700 firefighters were deployed to battle the fire, which broke out on Saturday on steep terrain at an altitude of around 4,000 metres […]Read More

Bangkok

Teen sisters die, parents burned in early dawn fire

Two teenage girls were killed and their parents received burns when a fierce fire gutted their home in Nong Chok district, Bangkok, around dawn on Thursday morning. Fire trucks and crews were rushed to the house at Suetong housing estate on Suwinthawong 29 in Nong Chok area immediately the fire was reported about 5.30am, Lam […]Read More

Phuket

Firefighters on alert as blaze endangers villages north of Phuket

PHUKET: Firefighters at Thai Mueang in Phang Nga province, north of Phuket, are on alert after a wildfire raged for two days before being brought under control as it came within 800 metres of a village. Disaster officials became aware of the fire on Saturday, Orathai Giasakul, Chief Executive of the Thai Mueang Municipality, told […]Read More

North

120 more firefighters deployed in Nakhon Nayok

NAKHON NAYOK, 5 March 2016 (NNT) – The prolonged forest fires in Nakhon Nayok have prompted the Royal Thai Army to send more firefighters to the province. Col Sirichan Ngathong, deputy spokesperson of the Royal Thai Army, said the forest fire prevention center in Nakhon Nayok is working around the clock to extinguish forest fires […]Read More