An enormous fire that broke out in the northern Thai city of Mae Hong Son this morning has caused an estimated 50 million baht worth of damage.
The fire started in a two-story wooden restaurant and quickly spread to nearby homes and offices, including the local offices of the Palang Pracharat Party.
Firemen were on the scene quickly but took more than four hours to extinguish the flames.
The fire occurred at approximately 1.30 am when most people were sleeping and during the hours of the nationwide curfew that is currently in place.
Firefighters on the scene said it was the biggest fire they had witnessed in more than 40 years.
Luckily, nobody was hurt or injured. However, the blaze took out a total of eight shops and four wooden houses.
Source: Thai Residents
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