Bangkok furniture factory destroyed by fire on Saturday night

A fire broke out at a furniture factory in Bangkok’s Bang Khun Thian district late Saturday night, razing it to the ground. Initial police reports say that the fire started…

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Three emergency workers injured in a textile warehouse fire

Three rescue volunteers were injured when the wall of a burning textile warehouse collapsed onto them as they were helping fire fighters to control a fire at the warehouse. The…

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23 dead, 11 injured in Vietnam karaoke bar fire

The death toll from a fire that tore through a karaoke bar in southern Vietnam has risen to 23, an official said Wednesday. The blaze engulfed the second floor of…

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22nd Mountain B fire victim dies

A seriously-burned victim of the Mountain B pub inferno died today (Sunday) in a hospital in Chon Buri province, bringing the death toll since the August 5th blaze to 22….

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Mountain B pub fire in Sattahip district claims 21st victim

Another victim of the Mountain B pub fire in Chon Buri on the night of August 5th died yesterday (Saturday) in hospital, bringing the death toll from one of the…

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Mountain B fire families want CSD police to take over investigation

Thirteen representatives of the injured and dead from the Mountain B pub fire in Thailand’s Chon Buri lodged a complaint with the Crime Suppression Division (CSD) police today (Monday), in…

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Nineteenth victim of Mountain B pub fire dies Monday

A 23-year-old victim of the deadly fire at Sattahip district’s Mountain B pub on August 5th succumbed to her injuries early this morning (Monday) at Chonburi Hospital, becoming the 19th…

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Death toll in Chon Buri pub fire rises to 17

Another 2 deaths, resulting from the fire at the Mountain B pub in Chon Buri province last Friday, have been confirmed yesterday and today (Thursday), bringing the toll to 17….

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Mountain B pub fire may have been caused by a short circuit

An electrical short circuit near the stage is initially thought to have been the cause of the deadly fire at the Mountain B pub in Sattahip district of the eastern…

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Fire at Ministry of Energy in Bangkok now under control

A fire broke out on the 33rd floor of the Energy Complex building of the Ministry of Energy on Vibhavadi Rangsit highway in Bangkok at about 1.30pm today (Sunday), but…

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Thirteen killed, over 40 injured, in fire at pub in Chon Buri

Thirteen people – 9 men and 4 women – died and more than 40 were injured in a blaze in a pub in Sattahip district of Thailand’s eastern coastal province…

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Passengers, crew rescued after boat catches fire off coast of Chumphon

Twenty people on a passenger boat were rescued this afternoon after the vessel caught fire, possibly caused by an engine fault. The boat was in rough seas about 5 km…

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2 die and 6 suffer smoke inhalation in fire at Chinatown’s Sampeng Market

Two people are confirmed dead and six others, including firefighting volunteers, suffered the effects of smoke inhalation during a blaze at Sampeng Market in Bangkok’s Chinatown area today (Sunday). The…

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Twelve injured in Bon Kai fire, 100+ take refuge, support payments to be issued

More than 100 adults and children are now taking temporary refuge at the local youth centre, after about 30 houses were burned down or heavily damaged in a two-hour blaze…

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Four injured by smoke, 30 houses in Bangkok’s Bon Kai community razed by fire

Four people suffered the effects of smoke inhalation and about 30, mostly dilapidated houses in the Bon Kai crowded community on Rama 4 Road in Bangkok’s Pathumwan district were burned…

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Body of missing crew member from exploding tanker found

The missing crew member from the “Smooth Sea 2” oil tanker, which suffered an on board explosion and fire while moored at the IRPC pier in Samut Prakan province, has…

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Koh Kut luxury resort owner may face charges over faulty fire alarm system

Authorities are planning to press charges against the owner of a luxury resort, on Koh Kut island in Thailand’s eastern province of Trat, for failing to maintain the fire alarm…

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Fire on oil tanker extinguished, one crew member still missing

Firefighters have managed to put out the fire on board the oil tanker “Smooth Sea 2”, as IRPC, a petroleum and petrochemical company which owns a pier near the explosion,…

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Three injured, one missing after oil tanker explosion and fire on Chao Phraya River

Three crew members of an oil tanker were injured and one is missing after the vessel caught fire following an on-board explosion at the pier of IRPC, a petroleum and…

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Koh Kut resort expresses regrets for massive fire, insists smoke detectors were installed

A luxury resort on Thailand’s Koh Kut island has issued a statement regarding Sunday’s massive fire, expressing regret and concern for those affected, while insisting that all villas within the…

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Fire erupts at luxury Koh Kut resort, celebrities have narrow escapes

A fire erupted on Sunday at a luxury resort on Kut Island, off the coast of Thailand’s Trat province, with Thai celebrities recounting their narrow escapes and asking why such an expensive…

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Ukrainians put out fire at nuclear complex after Russian attack – officials

LVIV, Ukraine, March 4 (Reuters) – A fire that broke out in a training building near the largest nuclear power plant in Europe during intense fighting between Russian and Ukrainian…

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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal fire at an apartment building in the Bronx on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

Bronx apartment fire kills 19, including 9 children

NEW YORK (AP) — A malfunctioning space heater sparked a fire that filled a high-rise Bronx apartment building with thick smoke on Sunday, killing 19 people including nine children in…

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Victims of chemical fire in Samut Prakan call compensation offers derisory

Racha Thewa Tambon Administrative Organization (TAO), in Bangkok’s neighbouring province of Samut Prakan, is facing widespread criticism over its handling of compensation paid to households around the Ming Dih chemical…

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Riot re-erupts, fire breaks out at Krabi prison over COVID-19 management

Rioting inmates at Thailand’s Krabi provincial prison set fire at their sleeping quarters at about 5.30pm today (Friday), as health and security officials were trying to screen inmates with rapid…

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Firefighters work outside an office building where a fire broke out in Osaka on December 17, 2021. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)

24 dead in Japan fire at mental health clinic

Osaka (AFP) – At least 24 people were killed after a blaze gutted a mental health clinic in a commercial building in the Japanese city of Osaka on Friday, local media said,…

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Massive blaze at engine oil warehouse in Nakhon Pathom now under control

Fire crews have managed to control a huge fire at an engine oil warehouse in Samphran district of Thailand’s central province of Nakhon Pathom, after battling the blaze with chemicals…

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No hazardous chemical residue found from blaze at foam factory in Pathum Thani

No dangerous chemical residue has been found and the air quality in Pathum Thani province remains normal, according to the Pollution Control Department, following a fire that broke out on…

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A gas explosion at a restaurant ripped through a busy street in Shenyang on Oct 21, 2021. (Photo: Weibo/Liaoning Fire Department)

Three killed in gas explosion at Chinese BBQ restaurant

A gas explosion at a restaurant ripped through a busy street in a major Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens, state media reported.  …

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Fire put out at shoe factory in Samut Prakan, inspection for chemical residues underway

Fire broke out at a footwear factory in Bang Phli District, Samut Prakan on Tuesday night, causing damage estimated at over Bt100 million. An inspection on chemical residues is underway….

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Chemicals being used to prevent more fires at Samut Prakan chemical factory

Two chemicals are being used to prevent more fires at the Ming Dih Chemical factory, in Thailand’s Bang Phli district of Samut Prakan, according to the Department of Pollution Control…

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Chemical plant fire near Bangkok continues to burn, 5km evacuation radius still in force

Samut Prakan provincial administration has posted on its Facebook page to confirm that the evacuation zone remainswithin a 5km radius of the chemical factory, which caught fire early Monday morning….

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Suvarnabhumi Airport remains open, despite clouds of black smoke over parts of it

Bangkok’s main international airport, Suvarnabhumi, remains open as normal with planes landing and taking off as usual, said Deputy Director of Suvarnabhumi Airport Kittiya Kontong today (Monday). A huge plume of black smoke, billowing from a…

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Four rescue workers killed after burned building collapses

Four voluntary rescue workers and the owner of the house were killed, following a fire at the Krisda Nakhon 31 housing estate in Thawee Wattana district of Bangkok Saturday morning….

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Source: Pattaya municipal official

Fire guts Pattaya’s landmark Ban Sukhavadi mansion

The dome-shaped building, in the grounds of the Ban Sukhavadi seaside mansion, one of Pattaya’s landmarks, has sustained major damage, estimated about 100 million baht, after it was gutted by…

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Former New Economics party leader Mingkwan Saengsuwan

Former New Economics party leader cuts ties with party leadership

Former New Economics party leader Mingkwan Saengsuwan has announced his split from the party’s leadership to become an opposition MP. He said he recently received a phone call, from the…

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Australian authorities warn bushfire reprieve will be over soon

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities warned people on Wednesday to prepare for another wave of evacuations as temperatures in the country’s southeast began to rise after a days-long cool spell,…

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Super yacht catches fire in Phuket

A 100-million baht super yacht caught fire at a pier in Phuket yesterday. Pol Col Thirawat Liamsuwan, superintendent of Thalang district police, said that no one was injured on board…

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(Photo) The blaze in the city of Kyoto appeared to have been started deliberately, police said/AFP

33 dead in suspected arson attack on Japan animation studio

A suspected arson attack at an animation production company in Japan killed 33 people and injured dozens more on Thursday, after a man reportedly doused the building with flammable liquid…

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