Fire engulfs On-Nut factory, family barely escapes

July 14th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Reports this morning indicated that a 5 story 2 entrance commercial building used as a paint mixing factory located in Soi On-Nut 47 of Bangkok erupted into flames, prompting up to 10 fire trucks to be called onto the scene. The fire reached the 5th floor of the building and witnesses reported that a person was spotted trapped in the burning building. Later residents in the area helped the trapped individual escape through a third floor window.

Initial reports stated that the owner of building and his family all resided in the structure but luckily were able to vacate the area in time. Authorities are now investigating as to the cause of the fire.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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