Fire at Chon Buri pub kills 13, more than 40 injured

CHON BURI: At least 13 people were killed and more than 40 others injured when a fire break out at a pub in Sattahip district after midnight.

Fire at Chon Buri pub kills 13, more than 40 injured
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Fire at Chon Buri pub kills 13, more than 40 injured

published : 5 Aug 2022 at 08:38

writer: Online Reporters

A fire broke out at Mountain B pub in Sattahip district of Chon Buri around 1am on Friday. (Photo: Sawang Rojana Thammasathan Foundation)

CHON BURI: At least 13 people were killed and more than 40 others injured when a fire break out at a pub in Sattahip district after midnight.

The inferno started about 1am as people were packing Mountain B pub, according to Sawang Rojana Thammasathan Foundation.

Footage showed people running for safety and screaming following the blaze, and some were seen running with their bodies engulfed in flames.

INN News reported that nine men and four women died in the fire. Rescuers from the foundation reported that 41 people were injured.

Officers at Phlu Ta Luang police station arrived at the site after receiving reports of the fire.

Pol Col Wuttipong Somjai, Phlu Ta Luang police chief, said all victims up to now were Thai nationals.

Mountain B covers more than three rai of land and is located on Sukhumvit Road in Sattahip district.

Firefighters battle a blaze at a pub in Sattahip district, Chon Buri, early Friday. (Photo: Sawang Rojana Thammasathan Foundation)



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