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Fire Breaks Out on the Cargo Ship in Thailand


A fire broke out on Saturday at 6.35 am (23:35 GMT Friday) on the cargo ship referred to KMTC Hong Kong in Thailand, which was moored to the port terminal and leaving at least 25 workers suffering from smoke inhalation and other injuries, officials said Saturday.

In the consequence of the above, a district around Laem Chabang deep-sea port in Chonburi province, located two hours south of capital Bangkok, has been declared a "danger zone", said port director Yuthana Mokkhao.

Further more, the district around Laem Chabang deep-sea port in Chonburi province, located two hours south of capital Bangkok, has been declared a "danger zone", said port director Yuthana Mokkhao.

Yuthana Mokkhao also said that people on the port were affected by smoke inhalation and hit by small shrapnel from the containers.

More so, at least 25 port workers suffered from minor injuries and irritation from the fire, said Sivaporn Buapong, chief of Chonburi province's Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department.

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